Monthly Archives: March 2019

Trans Canada from Parkhill Rd. to Jackson Park (Peterborough) Trail Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** Trans Canada from Parkhill Rd. to Jackson Park (Peterborough) Trail Review  This two kilometer (one way) stretch of the Trans Canada Trail runs between Peterborough’s Parkhill Rd. parking lot and Peterborough’s […]

In Memory of the Tobacco Farm, 1951-1990

  Remember Fred Flintstone saying to his pal Barney, “Winston tastes good, like a cigarette should” or the ad proclaiming “more doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette”. I’d bet my doctor never smoked a cigarette in his life. You will never again see ads on TV like these, and rightfully so. A government study […]

The Trans Canada from Parkhill to Ackison Rd (Peterborough) Trail Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.***  UPDATE – September 9 2019 – This trail will be closed from September 17th to October 18th 2019 for some municipal pipe work. The Trans Canada from Parkhill to […]

Sidbrook – Former Hospital on Life Support

This forlorn and empty mansion known as Sidbrook Villa, part of Lots 13 & 14, Concession B, or 411 King Street East, Cobourg Ontario was built as an elegant two storey summer home for Henry Mason. For two decades now it has been neglected and is deteriorating quickly. The only history to be found on […]