Kawartha Lakes Public Library Digital Archive
page 52 - Dunsford General Store
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Page is from 2008 calendar by Hamilton Township Mutual Insurance Company.
Originally Sherrif's Corners, then Willock's Settlement this hamlet was renamed Dunsford in honour of the Dunsford family who had a mill in the town. Dunsford grew as a railway stop on the Bobcaygeon Lindsay Pontypool Railway that was completed in 1904. The Woollard General Store was built in 1904 and operated by the Woollards until 1930. This store functioned as a full general store until 1987 and since has been a convenience store and the post office. This substantial red brick store reflects the Edwardian style of construction and design, looking distinctively different than the Victorian frame stores seen in many of Ontario's villages and hamlets.
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Corporate Name(s)
Thurston's General Store
Thurston Family
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.45012 Longitude: -78.64956
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Location of Original
Original remains with Thurston family.
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page 52 - Dunsford General Store