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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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Former School S.S. 4, Highway 93, Waverley

The school house was built in 1926 to serve the four school districts of S.S. #3 Flos, S.S. #4 Tiny, S.S. #4 Tay, and S.S. #9 Medonte. The land had been purchased in 1891 and maintained by the Township of … Continue reading

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S.S. # 14 Tay (Rosemount School)

  This former one room schoolhouse was constructed in 1926 by the Simcoe County School Board to replace an existing school that had been destroyed by fire. The original entries, one for the girls and one for the boys, have … Continue reading

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The Victoria Harbour Range Light

  In the early 1900’s marine traffic in the Victoria Harbour area had increased to the point where the Federal Department of Marine recognized that there was a need for range lights to guide lumber schooners and steamers to 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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HERITAGE AWARD – Stayner’s Jane Cooper-Wilson

Stayner’s Jane Cooper-Wilson was presented The Ontario Historical Society’s 2012 Carnochan Award at a special ceremony in Hagersville on June 22. The award recognizes a person for their many years of service to the Ontario heritage community. Cooper-Wilson was the … Continue reading

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