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Booklet "Over the Hills of Hastings"

This file contains a booklet titled "Over the Hills of Hastings" published in 1923 with the intent to bring attention to the advantages of Hastings County. It contains a brief history of the county, also featuring natural resources in the area, a description of the townships within the county and of Belleville and includes a map of Hasting County .

Madoc Township : history of Bannockburn

File contains original and photocopied manuscript histories of the settlement and early development of Bannockburn including the lumbering and sawmilling industries. Includes a printout of a webpage on Maitland House (available on the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine at and an article from the Fall 2019 Country Roads magazine about the conversion of St. Bartholomew Anglican Church in Bannockburn into a private home.

Moira River Conservation Authority, 1962

File contains several newspaper articles regarding control of the water level of the Moira River, the selection of officers of the Moira River Conservation Authority for 1962 and reforestation projects proposed for the MRCA watershed area. Also present are two printed booklets entitled respectively, : 'Moira River Conservation Authority : Progress and Achievements, 1947-1962' and a 1964 'Conservation Drive,' which outlines a self-guided auto tour through the Moira Valley.

Mining : Marmora Iron Works, 1823

File contains a typescript brief biography of Charles Hayes who was an early promoter of iron ore mining and smelting in Blairton, near Marmora, Ontario.

[This is the text of a plaque erected in Marmora by the Archaeological and Historic Sites Board, Department of Public Records and Archives of Ontario. For more on the location of the plaque, see .]

Correspondence of John Brett McGeachie and copy of 'Bass Lake' book

  • CA ON00156 2021-099
  • Collection
  • 1994-2003

Copy of McGeachie's book Bass Lake - Hastings County and correspondence between McGeachie and various authorities about the management of the McGeachie Conservation Area and his efforts to change the name of Steenburg Lake in Limerick Township, Hastings County, Ontario.

McGeachie, John Brett 'Jack'

Ritchie, S.J. Papers

File contains correspondence from Department of the Interior, United States Patent Office to Mr. S.J. Ritchie, dated 1908, as well as from The Atlas Portland Cement Company regarding proposed crushed marble patents and deposit of limestone in Limerick Township. (1907-8).

Marmora Township North : history

File contains a photocopied manuscript memoir by Gertrude Hay Caverly, relating her experiences as an early settler in northern Marmora Township and describing conditions in the township ca. 1850-1857. Submitted to Gerry Boyce for his book, Historic Hastings.

Caverly, Gertrude Hay

Limerick Township : history / Mrs. Violet Carrol, St. Ola

File contains photocopies of typescript notes by Mrs. Violet Carrol, St. Ola concerning the geography, natural resources, settlement and agricultural and logging in Limerick Township (in response to a survey by Gerry Boyce for his book, Historic Hastings.. Also contains a manuscript letter from Violet Carrol to Carl Bateman, Clerk-Treasurer, Hastings County, concerning the history of Limerick Township.

Bowles, Roy T. - Deloro And The World The Local Manifestations of the Ontario Mineral Industry

This file contains a paper written by Roy T. Bowles, Department of Sociology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario April 1980 and titled "Deloro And The World The Local Manifestations Of The Ontario Mineral Industry . The paper focuses on technological and community patterns which occurred in the village of Deloro, Ontario between 1896 and 1919.

Rathbun Company : history

File contains a typescript essay entitled "Deseronto and the Rathbun Company," by T. Dane Martin. File contents include a manuscript landing certificate issued by E.W. Rathbun & Co., Wholesale Lumber Dealers 22 October 1877, and a manuscript invoice issued 15 August 1895. Also present is a printed issue of Sylva : Lands and Forests Review, Vol. 12, no.6 (Nov-Dec, 1956) which includes a historical overview and photographs of the early lumber operations of Rathbun & Company

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