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  • Aerial photograph of Colborne looking west on Church Street, 1920
    ImageText       Typed captions on p.43 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30731) was taken about 1920 looking west on Church Street from Elgin St. Presbyterian Church middle left. Methodist Church (now United) further on."
    ImageText     Typed captions on p.43 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30731) was taken about 1920 looking west on Church Street from Elgin St. ...
  • Aerial photograph of Colborne looking northwards on Elgin Street, 1920
    ImageText       Typed captions on p.42 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30728) was taken about 1920 looking north on Elgin Street. Trinity Anglican Church in center with hall and driving shed. Note that Elgin Street was open and in use up the hill."
    ImageText     Typed captions on p.42 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30728) was taken about 1920 looking north on Elgin Street. Trinity Anglican Church ...
  • Aerial photograph of Colborne looking southwards on Percy Street, 1920
    ImageText       Typed captions on p.41 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30730) was taken about 1920 looking south on Percy Street. Racetrack at the top of the picture."
    ImageText     Typed captions on p.41 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30730) was taken about 1920 looking south on Percy Street. Racetrack at the ...
  • Aerial photograph of Colborne looking northwards at Division Street, 1920
    ImageText       Typed captions on p.40 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30729) was taken about 1920 looking north up Division Street giving a very good picture of King Street as it was then."
    ImageText     Typed captions on p.40 of this WI scrapbook: "Colborne about 1920" "This picture from Public Archives Canada (PA30729) was taken about 1920 looking north up Division Street giving a very ...
  • Photograph of three unidentified men, 1910s, Colborne Women's Institute Scrapbook
    ImageText       Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910...."
    ImageText     Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910...."
  • Photograph of Harold Morrow, 1910s, Colborne Women's Institute Scrapbook
    ImageText       Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910...." 2. "Harold Morrow"
    ImageText     Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910...." 2. "Harold Morrow"
  • Colborne Creek Development
    TextImage       Built on the grounds of the former site of the Colborne fairgrounds.
    TextImage     Built on the grounds of the former site of the Colborne fairgrounds.
  • The Big Apple, Colborne
    TextImage       Two-page transcript of Colborne Chronicle article from 7 October 2004 entitled "Big Apple Sells Two-millionth Pie" Photo 1 Big Apple 401 sign The Hwy. 401 sign at the Colborne exit is changed in September 2004 to reflect over 2,000,000 pies sold. Photo 2 Big Apple distances The distance to far-flung ...
    TextImage     Two-page transcript of Colborne Chronicle article from 7 October 2004 entitled "Big Apple Sells Two-millionth Pie" Photo 1 Big Apple 401 sign The Hwy. 401 sign at the Colborne exit ...
  • Photograph of three unidentified women standing in front of Colborne storefront, 1910s, Colborne Women's Institute Scrapbook
    ImageText       Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910, the ladies are standing in front of the temporary quarters for the Bank of Toronto"
    ImageText     Written on WI scrapbook page featuring three photographs: "More Colborne people about 1910, the ladies are standing in front of the temporary quarters for the Bank of Toronto"
  • Colborne Walking Tour Brochure, 2005
    TextImage       This 2005 brochure provides a brief history of heritage homes, buildings and spaces in Colborne.
    TextImage     This 2005 brochure provides a brief history of heritage homes, buildings and spaces in Colborne.
  • Colborne and Vicinity by Mrs. Corbyn, 1948
    Text       This is a five page document of personal reminiscences and author's understanding of the history of Cramahe.
    Text     This is a five page document of personal reminiscences and author's understanding of the history of Cramahe.
  • Old St. Andrew's Church, Ontario Heritage Trust – Colborne Plaques
    ImageObject       "This church, built of local stone, was begun in 1830 on land acquired by the Presbyterian congregation from Joseph A. Keeler, a prominent local merchant. It was designed by Archibald Fraser, a Scottish architect builder, in a plain and classically proportioned Georgian style and, upon completion in 1833, services were ...
    ImageObject     "This church, built of local stone, was begun in 1830 on land acquired by the Presbyterian congregation from Joseph A. Keeler, a prominent local merchant. It was designed by Archibald ...
  • The Founding of Colborne, Ontario Heritage Trust – Colborne Plaques
    ImageObjectNewspaper       "A store established here about 1819 by Joseph Abbott Keeler, a prominent early settler, provided the nucleus around which a small community began to develop. Within ten years a distillery and a blacksmith's shop had been erected. The settlement, named Colborne reputedly after Lieutenant Governor Sir John Colborne, soon emerged ...
    ImageObjectNewspaper     "A store established here about 1819 by Joseph Abbott Keeler, a prominent early settler, provided the nucleus around which a small community began to develop. Within ten years a distillery ...
  • Homesteads: Early Buildings and Families from Kingston to Toronto by Margaret McBurney and Mary Byers (Colborne excerpt)
    ImagePublication       "Colborne Major-General Sir John Colborne was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada from 1828 to 1836. In his honour the village of Keeler’s Tavern changed its name. (One family in the province, according to Dr. Caniff, went further; it named triplet boys born during the governor’s tenure “Sir”, “John” and “Colborne”). The ...
    ImagePublication     "Colborne Major-General Sir John Colborne was Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada from 1828 to 1836. In his honour the village of Keeler’s Tavern changed its name. (One family in the province, ...
  • The Greeley Family (with research notes and references)
    Text       The memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley - this record includes research notes and references. Memoirs of the pioneering life and times in the Cramahe Township area spanning from the late 18th through the 19th centuries are captured in the memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley (1806-1904). Her memoirs cite economical and ...
    Text     The memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley - this record includes research notes and references. Memoirs of the pioneering life and times in the Cramahe Township area spanning from the late ...
  • Colborne Public Library: The First Fifty Years
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  • The Greeley Family
    Text       The memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley Memoirs of the pioneering life and times in the Cramahe Township area spanning from the late 18th through the 19th centuries are captured in the memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley (1806-1904). Her memoirs cite economical and personal challenges as extended family members travelled, often ...
    Text     The memoirs of Susan Burnham Greeley Memoirs of the pioneering life and times in the Cramahe Township area spanning from the late 18th through the 19th centuries are captured in ...
  • Baptist Summer Homes Association at Victoria Beach
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  • Christmas Reflections by Orletta Kernaghan
    Text       Christmas Reflections is Orletta Kernaghan's remembrances of skating at Teal's Pond on Parliament Street in the 1940s. She wrote this text and drew the illustration of the warming area at Teal Mill in 1996.
    Text     Christmas Reflections is Orletta Kernaghan's remembrances of skating at Teal's Pond on Parliament Street in the 1940s. She wrote this text and drew the illustration of the warming area at ...
  • The Fowler Family
    Text       This two page document outlines the history of the Fowler family in Colborne. It was recorded circa 2000 by Betty (Fowler) Haight.
    Text     This two page document outlines the history of the Fowler family in Colborne. It was recorded circa 2000 by Betty (Fowler) Haight.
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