Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Globe File, Port Hope Ontario

The former Globe File Manufacturing Company was established on Cavan Street in Port Hope Ontario in 1888 on the former Beamish Mill property by Frederick Outram. Research indicates that Black Diamond files were manufactured on this site as early as 1853. Frederick was born in England to George Outram and Sarah Hunt on September 4, […]

The Mill Pond Conservation Area (Perth) 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.***   The Mill Pond Conservation Area (Perth) Trails Review  The most straight forward way to get here from the 401 is to head North on Hwy 15 out of Kingston. Turn left on Briton […]

Who Was the Reverend David Kidd Byrne

The Reverend David S. Kidd (Byrne) was born in a one room log cabin near Bewdley Ontario where there was nine children sleeping two to each bunk bed that nearly filled the small room. On a cold winter night several of the children made their bed on the floor close to the wood burning stove. […]

Trans Canada from Kings Mill Rd. to Harold Rd. (Stirling) 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 Kings Mill Rd. to Harold Rd. (Stirling) Trail Review Regular readers of this site will know we assess long trails like the Trans […]