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This stone wall is nearly as old as Collingwood, and you've probably walked past it

This stone wall is nearly as old as Collingwood, and you've probably walked past it

In this week's Remember This, a 1916 photograph of a military parade shows a rarely-photographed part of Hurontario Street.
Here's how Collingwood soldiers helped build Base Borden

Here's how Collingwood soldiers helped build Base Borden

Remember This: Collingwood's First World War volunteers were instrumental in building Base Borden.
Here's what Collingwood was doing 100 years ago today

Here's what Collingwood was doing 100 years ago today

A photo from the Collingwood Museum archives shows Collingwood 100 years ago on this day when its citizens received word of the end of fighting for the First World War.
Remember This? White Hurricane tore through the Great Lakes sinking 19 ships

Remember This? White Hurricane tore through the Great Lakes sinking 19 ships

It was 105 years ago today the Great Storm of 1913 receded, leaving 27 Collingwood Merchant Marine Sailors dead.
If you wanted to rent a camera in 1915, you went here

If you wanted to rent a camera in 1915, you went here

There was one place in Collingwood where a resident could develop film, buy their prescriptions, and also get their eyeglasses.
A ship so beautiful it was note-worthy: a $4 note to be exact

A ship so beautiful it was note-worthy: a $4 note to be exact

This week's Remember This series features a ship whose beauty was regarded highly enough to land it on a bank note.
Remember This? Riverside relaxation at Russell House

Remember This? Riverside relaxation at Russell House

Riverside Russell House might have been seasonal hotel or boarding house.
How different is today's downtown from that of 1914?

How different is today's downtown from that of 1914?

Remember This: A 1914 parade photo shows some of Collingwood's downtown core buildings standing in 1914.
An 1857 lighthouse on Christian Island has a strong Collingwood connection

An 1857 lighthouse on Christian Island has a strong Collingwood connection

Remember This: A sister lighthouse to the Nottawasaga tower that stands off the shore of Collingwood's waterfront.
A grandmother's note to her grandson

A grandmother's note to her grandson

Can you help us complete the handwritten message on the back of this postcard?