Category Archives: designated buildings

The Village Library and Company Store


                      The Victoria Harbor Lumber Company                                                                                                        Store  and Library     The library was said to have been promised to the villagers of Victoria Harbour by Mr. John Waldie – … Continue reading

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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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151 George Street, Victoria Harbour


The land at 151 George Street was purchased in 1908 and 1916 by Edward Byron Brown. Mr. Brown and his wife Mary Jane moved to Tay Township from Florence in Lambton County, Ontario in 1901. He completed this impressive home … Continue reading

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Your Invitation to Join the Tay Heritage Committee


Applications for Volunteers Tay Heritage Committee The Tay Heritage Committee is appointed by By-law, by Council. The Committee’s role is to identify an inventory of heritage resources in the Township to foster their protection and preservation, and to promote heritage … Continue reading

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Community Heritage Ontario facebook page you might want to explore the facebook page of COMMUNITY HERITAGE ONTARIO https://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Heritage-Ontario/215682445171022

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David Wencer – reflections on the CHO conference in Midland June 2013


Mr. Wencer attended the Community Heritage Ontario conference in Midland, Ontario in June 2013.  The link is to his blog post about the conference. Interesting reading. http://davidwencer.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/reflections-on-the-2013-ontario-heritage-conference/

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Ontario Heritage Conference June 6 – 9, 2013


An Invitation The Ontario Heritage Conference 2013 happens in Historic Huronia, June 7 – 9, 2013! Our theme:  Rediscover the Past to Enhance the  Future,                                                                  the role of heritage in economic development Your hosts are the Local Organizing Committee, including … Continue reading

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