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POSTCARD MEMORIES: How Fennell's Corners came to be

POSTCARD MEMORIES: How Fennell's Corners came to be

A successful farmer, Joseph Swain Fennell rose to prominence due to his character, columnist explains
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Hotels huddled at Fennell's Corners

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Hotels huddled at Fennell's Corners

'In those days, any busy intersection attracted one or more roadside inns,' columnist explains
POSTCARD MEMORIES: A steamship as industrious as its namesake

POSTCARD MEMORIES: A steamship as industrious as its namesake

The Peter Robinson was named for one of most wealthy men in Newmarket
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Minet's Point once a hotspot for the young

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Minet's Point once a hotspot for the young

During the Second World War, a dance pavilion was a frequent haunt for young soldiers training at Camp Borden
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Dr. Clement still held in high 'esteem'

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Dr. Clement still held in high 'esteem'

The Dr. Clement House, as it’s known, serves as a tangible reminder of the life, career, and service of notable Bradford physician
POSTCARD MEMORIES: How did eggs come to represent Easter?

POSTCARD MEMORIES: How did eggs come to represent Easter?

In many pre-Christian societies, people associated eggs with spring, new life, and rebirth
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Family left Ireland for greener pastures

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Family left Ireland for greener pastures

Rose Anne Sloan and John Thomas Lucas carried on their farming ways after arriving in Innisfil in 1845
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Otonabee explosion rattled windows, nerves

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Otonabee explosion rattled windows, nerves

When steamship exploded, 'some imaginations ran amok,' columnist explains
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Long history of Valentine’s Day cards

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Long history of Valentine’s Day cards

The exchanging of cards was more popular in the late 19th century and the practice's roots trace back to at least the Middle Ages
POSTCARD MEMORIES: Howard Cooper delivered milk, memories

POSTCARD MEMORIES: Howard Cooper delivered milk, memories

Milkman began making deliveries to Cookstown residents in late 1920s