Dr. Hall's Residence 1911
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- Photograph of Dr. George Wesley Hall's residence in Little Britain, Ontario in 1911. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.
- Notice the lantern in front of the doctor's house. In Dr. George C.R. Hall’s words, “Along about this time-– pre-WWI, I remember my father with several others pioneering street lights. Posts were erected at intersections and a glass container put on top. This had an opening, and John Griggs used to carry oil lanterns, about 25 on a stick balanced on his shoulder, and after dark put a lantern into the glass container. These were collected in the morning, filled with coal oil, and the glasses ready for the next night.”
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Latitude: 44.28342 Longitude: -78.86628
- Marylou Hall
- Recommended Citation
Dr. Hall's Residence 1911 [Photograph]. (1911). Kawartha Lakes: Kawartha Lakes Public Library. Vita Collections. Available from https://data.vitatoolkit.ca/Vita402/update1b.asp?id=3224116&number=
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