Kawartha Lakes Public Library Digital Archive
Tape # 4: Dick Bulmer, Fenelon Falls
Description
Side A
Media Type
Audio
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Audiocassettes
Description
Doug Tangney interviews Dick Bulmer about life in the Fenelon Falls area.

Mr. Bulmer, born in 1894, was one of the last blacksmiths in Fenelon Falls. He talks about his early years on his father’s farm in Somerville twp., logging in the area and river drives, farming his own land, being a self-taught blacksmith and the business of smithing at that time, changing to electric welding and the changes he saw in the Fenelon Falls area. Photos of Mr. Bulmer and his shop can be found in “Fenelon Falls: Then and now” by Marg Allen, Kathy Arscott and Caroline Fenelius-Carpenter.

Side A: 28 minutes
Date of Original
1977
Date Of Event
1977
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Dick Bulmer, Doug Tangney
Collection
From the Heartland Nineteenth Century Buildings of Victoria County
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.53342 Longitude: -78.74957
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
Victoria County Oral History Project on cassette tape.
Tape 4
Contact
Kawartha Lakes Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
190 Kent St W.
Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
(705) 324-5632
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Tape # 4: Dick Bulmer, Fenelon Falls


Doug Tangney interviews Dick Bulmer about life in the Fenelon Falls area.

Mr. Bulmer, born in 1894, was one of the last blacksmiths in Fenelon Falls. He talks about his early years on his father’s farm in Somerville twp., logging in the area and river drives, farming his own land, being a self-taught blacksmith and the business of smithing at that time, changing to electric welding and the changes he saw in the Fenelon Falls area. Photos of Mr. Bulmer and his shop can be found in “Fenelon Falls: Then and now” by Marg Allen, Kathy Arscott and Caroline Fenelius-Carpenter.

Side A: 28 minutes