Did you Know About Milk Tokens?

Found at an Etsy shop with this information: From the late 19th century through the 1960s and 1970s, dairy distributors of Canada issued tokens as monetary substitutes for convenient home delivery. They also served as advertising. Kemptville, I think, is now part of Barrie, Ontario. So a bit more local history for Ontario. I didn’t … Read more

Working With the Barrie Historical Society

Barrie is a small city in Ontario, Canada. I’m the webmaster for the Barrie Historical Society. (The Barrie Society has closed/merged with Simcoe County Historical Society). I’ve just taken on the job, as a volunteer so the site is not quite ready for prime time yet. But, I wanted to share the historical photos/ postcards … Read more

Canadian Cemeteries

People are interested in cemeteries for an assortment of reasons: local history, genealogy, and an enjoyment of religious artifacts and old things in general. Canadian Cemeteries Ontario Cemeteries Cemeteries of Ontario Elgin County Gravestones Buried in Niagara Niagara Cemeteries and Spooky Places Vancouver’s Cemetery –¬†Mountain¬†View I’ll probably find more links later. I started looking on … Read more