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Collingwood’s Florence Nightingale spent 48 years delivering babies and caring for the sick

Collingwood’s Florence Nightingale spent 48 years delivering babies and caring for the sick

'The story of Ethel Dawson’s contribution to the life and welfare of Collingwood is one that can never be completely told,' read an article in the town newspaper in 1953
A 1913 Easter windstorm wreaked havoc in Collingwood

A 1913 Easter windstorm wreaked havoc in Collingwood

If you thought Good Friday 2020 was a windy day, it was ... but in 1913 it was even windier
'Pioneer buildings' lined First Street in early 1900s

'Pioneer buildings' lined First Street in early 1900s

More than 100 years ago, where Loblaw Great Food stands now, was a mud road and wood-clad buildings
Spectacular sidelaunch: Collingwood-made Keybell hits the water in 1912

Spectacular sidelaunch: Collingwood-made Keybell hits the water in 1912

In this week's Remember This, learn about the canaller built in 1912 by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co. Limited
Unfortunates: The Wonch family, part two <b>(4 photos)</b>

Unfortunates: The Wonch family, part two (4 photos)

Part two of the tale of a Collingwood family who often found themselves in the news of the late 1800s, including a double murder
Unfortunates: The Wonch family, part one <b>(4 photos)</b>

Unfortunates: The Wonch family, part one (4 photos)

Part one of a two-part tale of a large Collingwood area family who often found themselves in the news of the late 1800s, including a double murder
1911 photograph captures side launch traditions

1911 photograph captures side launch traditions

Today's photo is a remarkably clear image captured during one of Collingwood's signature side launches
Missing diaries leave museum with questions about Collingwood's dry docks

Missing diaries leave museum with questions about Collingwood's dry docks

The museum has a collection of ledgers kept to record the operations at Collingwood Shipyards' dry docks, but there are some gaps in the records
2019 in Review: Business, weather, and shipbuilding history were popular this year

2019 in Review: Business, weather, and shipbuilding history were popular this year

These Remember This features captured readers' attention in 2019
Waiting out the winter in a harbour brought an end to this Collingwood-built ship

Waiting out the winter in a harbour brought an end to this Collingwood-built ship

One of the town's most popular wooden ships, the Majestic, met a fiery end while waiting for spring to come