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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?
Putting the marine in General and Marine Hospital

Putting the marine in General and Marine Hospital

Remember this? Take a guess at the cost of one day's stay at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital in 1900.
Up on the roof top, spot the ship

Up on the roof top, spot the ship

Remember This: A birds-eye view of a sidelaunch
Scandal and a spy on Collingwood’s main street

Scandal and a spy on Collingwood’s main street

Remember This? Before a fire destroyed the building this is where Collingwood residents and visitors could see a Vaudeville show.
A fountain shared by humans, horses, and dogs

A fountain shared by humans, horses, and dogs

Once there was a three-layer fountain that stood outside Collingwood's town hall and was shared by people, horses and pets. Its fate is a mystery.
Remember This? 160 years of the Great Northern Exhibition

Remember This? 160 years of the Great Northern Exhibition

This GNE memory will take you back to 1914 and the days of animal sideshows.