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Collingwood residents turn out in fine clothes for 1911 parade

Collingwood residents turn out in fine clothes for 1911 parade

Remember This: the Civic Holiday Parade travelled through town and drew finely-dressed spectators
Remembering children parading to the Great North Exhibition

Remembering children parading to the Great North Exhibition

For 99 years, the Great Northern Exhibition agricultural fair was a highly anticipated event in Collingwood
Remembering a lost hotel that once stood on Hurontario Street

Remembering a lost hotel that once stood on Hurontario Street

This week’s featured photograph of the July 12, 1912 Orange Parade shows a familiar view of Hurontario Street; however, there is one building that may be unfamiliar.
Collingwood soldiers helped make Camp Borden a busy place in 1916

Collingwood soldiers helped make Camp Borden a busy place in 1916

Did you know Collingwood helped build Base Borden in the early 1900s?
Flood of 1912 leaves Oak Street looking like a river bed

Flood of 1912 leaves Oak Street looking like a river bed

Last week's story on the flood of 1912 continues with an assessment of the damage
Remembering the Victoria Day flood of 1912

Remembering the Victoria Day flood of 1912

On the May long weekend in 1912, there were fewer yard sales and homeowners gardening, and a lot more water.
This view from above shows what $465 would buy in 1897

This view from above shows what $465 would buy in 1897

That's how much Sandford H. Lindsay paid to lease the town wharf.
This box store on First Street existed long before Wal-Mart

This box store on First Street existed long before Wal-Mart

This Long Brothers building on First Street in Collingwood's early years was known as a one-stop shop.
Happy Easter from a time of cards in the mail and 'graceful gowns'

Happy Easter from a time of cards in the mail and 'graceful gowns'

In this week's Remember This, an Easter greeting and a wedding dress from the Collingwood Museum collection.
In the early 1900s, this part of Collingwood was called Fisherman's Point

In the early 1900s, this part of Collingwood was called Fisherman's Point

In this week's Remember This, take a look at the eastern part of Collingwood's waterfront in the early 1900s.