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Picturesque Ontario Towns

Ten Daytrips in Eastern Ontario

By Fred Dahms

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Series: Lorimer Illustrated History

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Fred Dahms presents ten prosperous, attractive communities with a strong sense of heritage, all located east of Toronto. They offer a welcome respite for city dwellers looking for a pleasant outing -- or a new home.
Some, such as Bobcaygeon and Port Perry, are popular with visitors; while Fenelon Falls, Deseronto, and Millbrook are pleasant surprises for the curious traveler. Each of these towns make a comfortable and enjoyable day's outing for residents of Toronto and the GTA, Peterborough, Kingston, and the other urban areas of south central Ontario.
Fred Dahms, who studies what makes small towns healthy and successful, shares his knowledge of each place's history, its amenities and the reasons for its success. Lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs, Picturesque Ontario Towns also includes maps for each community.

Contents

The Towns
Introduction
Bobcaygeon: Bridgetown
Campbellford: "A River Runs Through It"
Cobourg: "Newport North"
Deseronto: Gateway to Prince Edward County
Fenelon Falls: Jewel of the Kawarthas
Millbrook: A Green and Pleasant Glen
Napanee: An Architectural Gen
Picton: A Picturesque Port
Port Hope: Hills, Historic Architecture and Antiques
Port Perry: Rising from the Ruins
Conclusion: From Pioneer Pasts to Prosperous Futures
Appendix A: Evolution and Settlement of Early Ontario
Appendix B: Statistical Profile of the Towns
Selected References
Index

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 1st May 2003
ISBN: 9781550287844
Format: 9.13in x 8.25in
illustrated with colour photographs

BISAC Code:  ARC010000
Imprint: Lorimer


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