History of Dufferin County
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History of Dufferin County by Stephen Sawden

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Published by Orangeville Banner in [Orangeville, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dufferin (Ont. : County) -- History,
  • Dufferin (Ont. : County) -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Stephen Sawden.
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16427056M

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The Town of Orangeville has a colourful, exciting past – a history being documented in book form for the first time. From the early days of the Irish pioneers escaping the political problems of Ireland to the present influx of new residents fleeing the pressures of cities, Orangeville has been a town that has adapted well to change, always ready for new ideas.5/5(3). The history of schools in the towns and townships that comprise Dufferin County, Ontario; including Orangeville, Shelburne, Amaranth Township, East Garafaxa Township, East Luther Township, Melancthon Township, Mulmur Township, and Mono Township. Includes primary, secondary and adult education facilities. Bibliographies on Dufferin County: These items (*) are available through interlibrary loans from the National Library of Canada: FORTHCOMING: As one is well aware, many local history books are not indexed. Short of reading the book from cover to cover, many genealogists miss the gold that can be found in these treasures.   Wayne Townsend was born in Dufferin County in East Luther township. A lifelong collector, Wayne purchased his first antique, a Benningtonware bowl, at age Wayne has been involved in several restorations of historic buildings in Orangeville, including the Opera House and Market and the Dufferin County Courthouse, as well as actively participating in numerous community historic 5/5(2).

The Town of Orangeville has a colourful, exciting past – a history being documented in book form for the first time. From the early days of the Irish pioneers escaping the political problems of Ireland to the present influx of new residents fleeing the pressures of cities, Orangeville has been a town that has adapted well to change, always ready for new ideas.   And now there is the unofficial history, or, more aptly, the “picture book.” Stars of Dufferin County by Mulmur artist Mary Lazier, co-illustrated by Shelburne artist Ursula Crosbie, is a quirky, highly selective, pictorial collection of historic tales, some perhaps a tad tall, from the county’s history. History of hospital service in Orangeville, Dufferin County, from - with articles and photographs. Including Lord Dufferin Hospital, - , and Dufferin Area Hospital, - A - As a Grain of Mustard Seed: a History of the Women's Oraganizations in Westminster United Church, Orangeville, and its antecedent congregations,   The story behind all these people that served in the military and conflicts around the globe is being meticulously recorded in the Dufferin County Museum and Archive’s Virtual War Memorial. The Museum gathers as much information as they can about every veteran who lived in Dufferin County and the list dates back over years.

The Museum of Dufferin strives to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Dufferin County.   The book is so much more than a catalogue of quilts. It’s a fascinating cross-section of life in early Dufferin County – the successes and tragedies of families who came together to form a community, and how the impact of the outside world, the industrial revolution, the railroad, world wars, depression and boom times, shaped their lives. Dufferin County consists of four towns: Grand Valley, Mono, Orangeville and Shelburne, and four rura 5/5(1). Item(s) successfully added to the cart! The History of Education in Dufferin County By: Dodds, Ernest H. Price: $ Quantity: 1 available. Book Condition: Very Good in .