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Item ID# A2010.099.0786
Title History of Wiarton & District
Object Name Book
Dates of Creation January 1961
Creator Sims, James Percy
Other Creators Preston, Mrs. C. (Eleanor)
Description James Percy Sims and his daughter, Eleanor Preston, have compiled written information and oral history data on Wiarton and district covering the last years of the occupation of the Indians and settlement by whites. Early accounts of the settlement of the town of Wiarton from the child of a first generation settler including people, events, organizations, industry, shops, churches, schools, and folklore from that time.
Collection Schmalz, Peter fonds
Physical Description 87 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects Arenas & recreation facilities
Bands
Banks
Barbershops
Blacksmiths
Business
Butchers
Cemeteries
Churches
Doctors & physicians
Education
Factories
Foundries
Hospitals
Legends & myths
Legends & myths
Marine
Mills
Organizations
Parks
Postal service
Postmasters
Quarrying
Radio industry
Railways
Sawmills
Schools
Sports
Tanneries
Telephone industry
Trails & paths
Treaties
Women's Institute
People Akiwenzie, Joseph
Atkey, James
Crandon, William (Sr)
Flarity, William
Henderson, James
Johnson, Chief Oliver
Johnston, Orville
Jones, Arthur
Jones, Charles Kegedonce, Chief
Jones, John C.
Jones, Peter
Jones, Thomas
Keeshig, Edward
Keeshig, John Wesley
Nadjiwon, Peter Christopher
Nadjiwon, Marceline
Preston, Eleanor
Preston, William
Sims, James P.
Smith, Daisy
Sutton, Catherine (Nahnebahwequa)
Sutton, William
Trout, James
Place Amabel Township
Bruce Peninsula
Bruce's Caves
Cape Croker
Clavering
Colpoy's Bay
Grey County
Keppel Township
Oliphant
Oxenden
Saugeen Peninsula
Spirit Rock Conservation Area
Tobermory
Wiarton
Level of Description Item
Parent Object Schmalz Series 1, File 6