Monthly Archives: June 2021

The Cold Springs Ontario Story, Part 2

The Cold Springs United Church is the most predominate building you see travelling south on County Road 18 approaching Lower Cold Springs. This attractive church began its life as the St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church and Cemetery and was constructed in 1875 replacing the smaller original church on this site. The church is situated atop a […]

The Mathison Conservation Area Trails (Havelock) 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 Mathison Conservation Area Trails (Havelock) Review Cleverly hidden behind the Havelock Community Centre, are a surprisingly appealing set of trails. Access to the trailhead parking lot can […]

The Cold Spring’s Ontario Story Part 1

In Researching this post, I have had thoughts that this little village might have been named McIntosh Springs. “About half way between Cobourg and Rice Lake there is a pretty valley between two steep hills. Here there is a good deal of cleared land and a tavern; the place is Called ‘Cold Springs’. Who knows […]