“Wonderful Things…”

November 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of what may be considered the world’s greatest archaeological discovery. On 26 November 1922,

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What I Did on my Summer Vacation – In 1967

Do you recall what you did on your summer vacation fifty-five years ago? Maybe not, until I mention that 1967

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Past & Present

Peterborough Museum & Archives The Peterborough Museum & Archives (PMA) has been located in Ashburnham Memorial Park, off Hunter Street

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Welcome to the Spring into Summer Issue

Spring is in full swing here in Cottage Country. We have (hopefully) finished with the rainy season and we are

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William & Walter Blackwell, PETERBOROUGH ARCHITECTS

Renowned Canadian architect Eberhard Zeidler, who died in January, usually is thought of as a “Toronto Architect” but actually began

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Peterborough Canoes, Sure – But Peterborough Toboggans?

The Peterborough Canoe Company (PCC) was formed in 1892 and operated until 1961. It produced thousands of wide-board, cedar strip,

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Alderville’s War Memorial

In the years following World War One, communities across Canada looked for ways to memorialize their war dead and to

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Roseneath Fair – Memories

Agricultural fairs, many of which occur in September and October, are an important part of rural Ontario life. While big exhibitions

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1902 Ontario Historical Society Conference

In recent years May has been designated annually as “Museum Month” in Ontario. In 1902, however, it was June because

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Taxing Times But Only Temporary?!

March and April are months when Canadians prepare their federal income tax returns. While “death and taxes” may be inevitable,

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