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Peterborough from the Air in 1919 (except for photo #3!)

This weekend in the Peterborough Examiner newspaper, I have a column about the development of Peterborough from 1873 through to 1919. Some images I have found from LAC are published along with that column, but I am posting more here for you to see. The first image shows the Drill Hall and Armoury, PCVS, Confederation […]

Peterborough in 1889

Welcome! The header image of my new blog about Peterborough history shows Peterborough as it looked in 1889 (courtesy of Library and Archives Canada), looking south from the Brock and George Street intersection.  One building that would have been standing in 1889 is the Cluxton Building: The Cluxton stood at the southwest corner of George […]