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House Designed by Architect CH Acton Bond

  The house in this photo no longer stands, but at one time it was in a prominent location on a hill above Monaghan Road and overlooking the GE Factory Complex.  It was designed by the architect CH Acton Bond, and it was known as the Waddell House. You can learn more about it here.  […]

Old Peterborough Custom House and Old Peterborough Post Office

These two federal buildings dominated the landscape of downtown Peterborough from 1886 to 1956, and they were designed by Dominion architect Thomas Fuller.  The post office – seen here in mid 1890s- was at the corner of Water and Hunter,   The other building is the custom house, located at Charlotte and George Street, which […]

PCVS Then and Now – The School Near the Heart of Peterborough

In 1914, when this photo was taken of PCVS, the school was only a few years old, constructed in 1907-8 and designed by the architect John Belcher.   The school was in operation for over a century until a year ago, when the board of education decided to close the school and send student elsewhere. […]