Monthly Archives: June 2020

The Norwood Mill Pond 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 Norwood Mill Pond Trails Review I expected these trails to be just a bit of exercise on the way to something better, at best. I figured they’re […]

Who Was William Craig, Port Hope

Who was William Craig you might ask, I know I had to!  When wondering about a quaint ten foot tall ‘monument’ at the Port Hope Farmers’ Market next to the town hall and why it was there, I uncovered a long and illustrious history of the man.  William Craig was the wealthy owner of a […]

The Brookwood Wildlife Area (North of Norwood) 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 Brookwood Wildlife Area (North of Norwood) Trail Review This one is located 9.9 kms North of Norwood Ontario by taking Cty Rd #40 from Hwy #7 at […]

Bata Shoe, Forgotten In Port Hope

There once was a Bata Shoe factory in Port Hope.  Who knew!?  The world famous Bata Shoe Company operated a factory located at 103 John Street, Port Hope Ontario.  It is known to have operated there for fifteen years employing as many as fifty employees from 1940-1955.  Thomas J. Bata, as a child in Czechoslovakia […]