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The Works/Old Bank of Montreal – Oldest Corner in Peterborough?

So here is the latest incarnation of a building that has stood on this site since probably the 1850s, but updated in the 1870s with a mansard roof, and operated as a bank until the early 20th century, when it became the Peterborough Club.  A fire damaged the place in the early 1990s, and the […]

Simcoe and George Street – ca. 1950s

This shows the Chicago style Zellers Building as it looked in the early 1950s.  This commercial structure first went up towards the end of the first world war, and housed the Turnbull Dept. Store until the early 1930s, when it became Zellers.  It lasted as a Zellers until about 10 years ago, and recently has […]

Eastland House – Churchill Slept Here in 1901

Learn more about this old stone house – dating from the middle part of the 19th century – on Friday Sept. 14th on the PACAC Fall Stone Home Tour.