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The MacDonnell Family – Part I

Allan MacDonnell of Collachie d. 1792, Alexander MacDonnell 1762-1842, Angus MacDonnell d. 1804

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, April 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the Read more
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La Salle’s journey, Part 1

During the sixteenth and seventeenth century, several noted European explorers sailed westwards in a belief that they would discover a route to the Orient. Among those who crossed the Atlantic hoping to discover that a passageway existed was Robert Read more

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The First Land Grants in East Flamborough Township (c.1791-1801)

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, March 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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Chapel on the Rock, Part 3

From the first days of settlement, the Methodist church was central in the lives of the Rock Chapel community. The congregation was one of the earliest to be established at the Head-of-the-Lake and although there was no church building Read more

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French Connections – Some Little Known Incidents of Early History

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, February 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The Formation of East Flamborough

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, January 1984These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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The Bradstreet Press Listings of Waterdown-East Flamborough Businesses for 1872

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, November 1983These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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Taming Rock Chapel, Part 2

When the survey of West Flamborough Township was completed in 1793, this southeastern section of the township fronted onto the triangular water body that became known as Coote’s Paradise, so Concession 1 contained land that was almost entirely below Read more

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Pumpkins

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, October 1983These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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Early Death Announcements from Flamborough and Surrounding Townships

Originally Published in Heritage Happenings, September 1983These articles are reprinted as they were originally published. No attempt has been made to correct or update the content. If the topic interests you, we encourage you to do further research Read more
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