Monthly Archives: January 2020

The Dunsford (North-East of Lindsay) Nature 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.*** The Dunsford (North-East of Lindsay) Nature Trail Review I looked this one up and found a write up describing it as a trail through a wetland with plenty of […]

Who Was Kivas Tully?

  Who was Kivas Tully you might ask. Tully was an noted early architect (1820-1905), his name might not be familiar to most, but his designs, mostly public buildings we easily recognize. The Church of St. Peter, an Anglican Church on King Street East in Cobourg Ontario, had it’s beginning in 1851 to replace a […]

Port Hope’s Monkey Mountain 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.*** Port Hope’s Monkey Mountain Trails Review These trails are right inside the town of Port Hope. The steep hills and deep ravines make Monkey Mountain unfit […]

Port Hope’s Town Hall

The Founding of Port Hope plaque in front of the Town Hall Reads: “Peter Smith, a fur trader , occupied a house here at “Smiths Creek” by 1788. The first permanent settlers were Loyalists brought to the township in 1793 by a group of associates headed by Jonathan Walton of Schenectady N.Y. And Alias Smith, […]