Pictures from the Past: Huntsville: Lake of Bays


To celebrate the centenary of Huntsville, a delightful community in central Ontario long known as a summer resort area, the Research Committee of the Muskoka Pioneer Village has prepared a book of old photographs showing places and people in Huntsville and the townships of Brunei, Chaffey, Stephenson, Stisted, and the Lake of Bays. Each old photograph is accompanied by a story that has been an individual effort. This accounts for the various styles of writing and the depth of information relating to it. There are 126 photos, as well as old advertisements and maps, divided into chapters that outline early history, scenes, main street, industries, hotels, general stores, railway stations, fairgrounds, schools, churches, houses, resorts, and cottages.

Unlike many local research groups, the Huntsville Centennial Committee has been especially careful to select only good quality photographs that have reproduced well and offer the real flavour of the community with the clarity that readers always hope for, but do not always get. Information and photographs were gathered from over 160 families with roots in the area, and the atmosphere of early Muskoka life has been captured successfully. The book is in horizontal format, contains a bibliography, but lacks an index.

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SKU: 9780919783232 Category:


Research Committee of the Muskoka Pioneer Village
159 pages

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New old stock.

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Weight 0.503 kg
Dimensions 25.4 × 19.7 × 1 cm


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