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  • Horse racing at Bracebridge Fall Fair grounds, Jubilee Park.
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  • Bracebridge, 1910
    Image       This shot of Bracebridge was taken from above the falls. Note the extensive piles of lumber and a partial log boom in the water.
    Image     This shot of Bracebridge was taken from above the falls. Note the extensive piles of lumber and a partial log boom in the water.
  • Wiltown Lodge, Bracebridge.
    Image       Wiltown Lodge, an impressive two and a half storey wooden building, was the home of William Towns and family. Mr. Towns was a prominent citizen of the town serving on the Board of Trade and as a member of the Oddfellows.
    Image     Wiltown Lodge, an impressive two and a half storey wooden building, was the home of William Towns and family. Mr. Towns was a prominent citizen of the town serving on ...
  • Bracebridge Manitoba Street Fire 1908
    Image       A serious fire broke out early Monday morning December 28th 1908 along the east side of Manitoba Street, destroying several businesses in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. Firefighters were hampered by ice forming due to the severe cold.
    Image     A serious fire broke out early Monday morning December 28th 1908 along the east side of Manitoba Street, destroying several businesses in the heart of downtown Bracebridge. Firefighters were hampered ...
  • Construction of the new bridge on Taylor Rd. Bracebridge 1961
    Image       A photograph of the construction in 1961 of the new bridge over the Muskoka River on Taylor Rd., Bracebridge, looking eastwards up Hunt's Hill.
    Image     A photograph of the construction in 1961 of the new bridge over the Muskoka River on Taylor Rd., Bracebridge, looking eastwards up Hunt's Hill.
  • Construction of new bridge on Taylor Rd., Bracebridge 1961 looking west
    Image       A photograph of the 1961 construction of a new bridge over the Muskoka River on Taylor Rd., Bracebridge, looking westward toward downtown.
    Image     A photograph of the 1961 construction of a new bridge over the Muskoka River on Taylor Rd., Bracebridge, looking westward toward downtown.
  • Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Image       Brown's Log Cabin garage or service station was established by Bert Brown, the local British American Oil distributor. According to Bracebridge: an early settlement in Muskoka by Bob Petry, this business was located at the corner of Manitoba Street and Monck Hill, or the current Hwy 118 W.
    Image     Brown's Log Cabin garage or service station was established by Bert Brown, the local British American Oil distributor. According to Bracebridge: an early settlement in Muskoka by Bob Petry, this ...
  • Brown's Log Cabin garage, Bracebridge.
    Image       Brown's Log Cabin Service station or garage, owned by Bert Brown, was situated at the corner of Manitoba St. and Hwy 118 West, the current site (2019) of Scotiabank plaza.
    Image     Brown's Log Cabin Service station or garage, owned by Bert Brown, was situated at the corner of Manitoba St. and Hwy 118 West, the current site (2019) of Scotiabank plaza.
  • Hutchison's store, Bracebridge.
    Image       The interior of Hutchison's grocery, flour and feed store, established in 1886 and located for many years on the east side of Manitoba Street in downtown Bracebridge.
    Image     The interior of Hutchison's grocery, flour and feed store, established in 1886 and located for many years on the east side of Manitoba Street in downtown Bracebridge.
  • Ecclestone Hardware Christmas display, Bracebridge
    Image       An amazing array of Christmas gift suggestions displayed inside Ecclestone's Hardware store in Bracebridge. Possibly early 1900s.
    Image     An amazing array of Christmas gift suggestions displayed inside Ecclestone's Hardware store in Bracebridge. Possibly early 1900s.
  • Christmas display at Fenn's hardware store, Bracebridge.
    Image       An impressive display of items offered to Christmas shoppers at Fenn's hardware in Bracebridge. The display of oil lamps suggests the time prior to reliable electricity in town.
    Image     An impressive display of items offered to Christmas shoppers at Fenn's hardware in Bracebridge. The display of oil lamps suggests the time prior to reliable electricity in town.
  • Tennant sawmill, Bracebridge, Ont.
    Image       Tennant's sawmill, on the shores of the north branch of the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, was established on the former Hess Furniture site by George Tennant in 1909. It later became the site of Northern Planing Mills, then Northern Buildall.
    Image     Tennant's sawmill, on the shores of the north branch of the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, was established on the former Hess Furniture site by George Tennant in 1909. It later ...
  • Bracebridge Memorial Park Fountain
    Image       The ornate iron fountain erected in the early 1900's in Memorial Park, Bracebridge, was made possible by the fundraising efforts of the students of Bracebridge Public School, under the direction of their principal, Mr. G.H.O. Thomas. An outdoor children's concert at the school raised $300 to beautify the Park which ...
    Image     The ornate iron fountain erected in the early 1900's in Memorial Park, Bracebridge, was made possible by the fundraising efforts of the students of Bracebridge Public School, under the direction ...
  • Bracebridge Memorial Park Fountain restored 2000
    Image       Established in Memorial Park, on Manitoba St. in Bracebridge, in the early 1900's as part of the tribute to the local men who died in the Boer War, this lovely fountain has been moved from its original site, seen various locations, and has been fully restored and returned to its ...
    Image     Established in Memorial Park, on Manitoba St. in Bracebridge, in the early 1900's as part of the tribute to the local men who died in the Boer War, this lovely ...
  • Flooding on River Street, Bracebridge.
    Image       "A typical spring flood scene on River St., Bracebridge in the 1920s." handwritten on the back of photo.
    Image     "A typical spring flood scene on River St., Bracebridge in the 1920s." handwritten on the back of photo.
  • Home of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Moon, Bracebridge, 1944
    Image       This is the home of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Moon, across the street from the Bracebridge High School, where Mr. Moon was the caretaker. Looks like 1944 was a heavy snowfall winter in Bracebridge.
    Image     This is the home of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Moon, across the street from the Bracebridge High School, where Mr. Moon was the caretaker. Looks like 1944 was a heavy ...
  • View of construction of Wellington Street bridge in Bracebridge, 1984.
    Image       This view is looking south over what will become the Wellington St. bridge crossing the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, 1984. The bridge would reduce traffic jams on Manitoba Street but prevent the Segwun steamer from passing.
    Image     This view is looking south over what will become the Wellington St. bridge crossing the Muskoka River in Bracebridge, 1984. The bridge would reduce traffic jams on Manitoba Street but ...
  • Bracebridge Memorial Community Centre.
    Image       Bracebridge Memorial Community Centre opened officially in January 1949. Now (2018) referred to as Bracebridge Arena, it continues to serve the community.
    Image     Bracebridge Memorial Community Centre opened officially in January 1949. Now (2018) referred to as Bracebridge Arena, it continues to serve the community.
  • Construction of Wellington St. bridge, Bracebridge
    Image       Construction of the Wellington St. bridge in Bracebridge began in 1982 and the bridge was open for travel in 1984.
    Image     Construction of the Wellington St. bridge in Bracebridge began in 1982 and the bridge was open for travel in 1984.
  • Bracebridge, Ont - postmark August 1911
    Image       Reverse: August 22 - 1911 1 P.M. Dear Winnie, Here we are at Bala. (...) upon his boat this morning from Bracebridge. It is difficult weather & we enjoyed to sail. You will hear from us later on. Hope you are all well. Love to all from us both. ...
    Image     Reverse: August 22 - 1911 1 P.M. Dear Winnie, Here we are at Bala. (...) upon his boat this morning from Bracebridge. It is difficult weather & we enjoyed to ...
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