Category Archives: commercial

Friends in High Places


  In the heyday of Victoria Harbour, Sir Wilfred Laurier was Prime Minister, The Victoria Harbor Lumber Company was the town’s economic engine, and John Waldie was Company President. 1898 was a very good year for Waldie and the Company, … Continue reading

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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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Sportsmen’s Inn


scan of an old postcard – popular place to stay in Victoria Harbour.  It has been gone for quite a few years. Card from the collection of the late Elsa V. Gibson.

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Victoria Harbour – Some early buildings/businesses – 1980s interviews


In the early 1980s some students conducted interviews of local residents of Victoria Harbour.  This led to a publication in 1993 of a small pamphlet regarding the history of Victoria Harbour.   Looking into the research notes from the interviews I … Continue reading

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Victoria Harbour Company Store facelift photo


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CPR Port McNicoll division detailed railroad account with photos link


see Old time Trains web site page C.P.R. Port Mc. Nicoll Subdivision Georgian Bay & Seaboard by R.L.Kennedy This linked webpage has a great number of high quality photographic images to view. Please respect copyright of these images. It also … Continue reading

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