Saturday, September 18, 2021

The Making of a Province: Political refugees

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These days, people often think of the United Empire Loyalists as a rather elitist organisation, a throwback to a more Imperial and aristocratic time....

The Inkerman train disaster

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On March 31, 1941, just eighty years ago, the small hamlet of Inkerman was the scene of a train accident that took the lives...

The Vanishing People

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In Canadian history, there is a fascinating period between the immediate pre-contact period and the arrival of the first Europeans. Archaeology can tell us...

The Premier from North Dundas

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While South Dundas may boast of producing a Premier of Ontario in Sir James Whitney, North Dundas, also, gave birth to a provincial Premier....

Why Dundas?

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The Township of North Dundas in the County of Dundas. Dundas Street in Toronto, with Yonge-Dundas Square at its heart. Why all this Dundas?...

Norris Mallory Trickey (1855 – 1949)

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by Susan Peters Dundas County Archives Norris Trickey was a photographer in Winchester between 1890 and 1912. That is an incredibly long career in this rapidly...

Dr Marion Hilliard (1902 – 1958)

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Susan Peters Dundas County Archives While Dr Marion Hilliard was born and raised in Dundas County, her impact was felt nation-wide. In fact, she impacted on...

The Honourable Andrew Broder

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Parliamentary Representative for Dundas County by Susan Peters, Dundas County Archives Andrew Broder is one of those men in history who has generated such a level...

Alvin Schwartz – Creator of Superheroes

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by Susan Peters Dundas County Archives On October 28, 2011, Dundas County lost Alvin Schwartz, a novelist, essayist, and long-time comic book writer. He was a...

George Jowett – the Strong man of Dundas County

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by Susan Peters, Dundas County Archives While George Jowett was not born in Dundas County, he did make it his home for most of his...

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