Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Gut Conservation Area (Coe Hill) 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.***  The Gut Conservation Area (Coe Hill) Review This link will take you to the Google Maps location.  https://goo.gl/maps/hJkkY9H6r7t Otherwise, just take Cty rd 46 North from Hastings and turn right onto […]

The Walton Hotel About to be Reborn ?

  What is going on with that great old building at 81 Walton Street Port Hope, Ontario? For many years it was known as the Queen’s Hotel and in 1978 it underwent a name change to the Walton Hotel. For the last few years it has undergone many alterations inside and out. To the locals, […]

Mark S. Burnham Prov. Park (Peterborough) Trails 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.*** MARK S. BURNHAM PROVINCIAL PARK  Though rather small (about 40 hectares) and right inside Peterborough, this park features about 2.5 kms of trails on two interconnected loops. The […]

The Rise and Decline of the Ontario Barn

Raising the barn in the 19th century was a mammoth undertaking for the early farmers in Ontario, but winter was coming and there was nowhere to keep the hay dry. Wolves were picking off the sheep and cows one by one, tools were rusting and grain spoiling. Today, barns seem to be on the ranks […]