Category Archives: agricultural

James McCannell’s Heritage Orchard


      The following article describes  the orchard established by Port McNicoll resident James McCannell in memory of his late wife. museum-orchard_seeds-of-diversity-magazine-29-3     This article was originally published in Seeds of Diversity magazine (29.3). Find out more at http://www.seeds.ca/magazineContinue reading

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Beef Rings in Tay


             The following piece was contributed by Glenn Mount of Huntsville, formerly of Reeves  Road, Tay Township.   The gentleman in the picture is Matthew Mount (1824 – 1904), his great grandfather. Glenn  believes that he was the first Mount in … Continue reading

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Tay Township Farms on a Winter’s Day

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Rumney House


                                                                                          Figure 1: 1831 Rumney Road     In 1880, Matthew Rumney and his family moved from England to Canada and settled in Victoria Harbour. Though Matthew did not gain title of the property until 1888 he and … Continue reading

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Coldwater Fall Fair 2013


Some photos from the September 27-29th fall fair at Coldwater, Ontario, next door to Tay Township.

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Farmers Market in Victoria Harbour


it is I believe the second year for the Farmers Market in Victoria Harbour – selling fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheese, maple syrup, and various crafts Friday evenings beside the trail near the post office/library 17 vendors selling goods … Continue reading

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Photos Coldwater Fall Fair and video clip of old steam farm machine


In Coldwater, Ontario at the Coldwater Fall Fair today (the nearest fall fair to Tay Township), which ran from Friday September 28 to today, September 30. The Fair ran  with some interesting heritage content including farm artifacts and equipment from … Continue reading

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