Author Archives: 2oldguyswalking

The Trans Canada Trail from Uxbridge to Blackwater 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 Trans Canada Trail from Uxbridge to Blackwater Review The TransCan trail from Uxbridge to Lake Ridge Rd. is a bit too urban for us. Hence, we started […]

Victoria – College, Asylum and Hospital

In 1829 the Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada votes to establish a Seminary. A year later, the constitution of the new seminary is adopted, it states in part, “This shall be purely a literary institution. No system of Theology shall be taught herein, all students shall be free to embrace and pursue […]

Foley Mountain Conservation Area (Westport) 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.*** Foley Mountain Conservation Area (Westport) Trails Review  On Cty Rd 10 heading North out of Westport, about 900 meters from the bridge over Westport Pond, you’ll see the well signed entrance […]

Capt. John W. Myers, Belleville’s Legendary Miller

John Walden Meyers, of German descent was born January 22, 1746 in Albany New York U.S.A. gained fame and became a folklore legend as a Loyalist during the American Revolution. Myers enrolled in the King’s Loyal American Rangers (King’s Rangers/Rogers’s Rangers) which were raised in 1779 and functioned until 1784 led by Robert and James […]

The Doube’s Trestle (Fowler’s Corners) 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 Doube’s Trestle (Fowler’s Corners) Trail Review OK, so this one is a section of the Trans Canada Trail between Orange Corners rd. and Hwy # […]

The Mills on Cold Creek, Frankford

  The village of Stockdale Ontario with a saw mill located on the left and a grist mill on the right side of Cold Creek appear to have shared the same mill pond and dam for the most of their years of operation. A carding mill was also located down a short lane east of […]

Meisel Woods Conservation Area (Sharbot Lake) 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.*** Meisel Woods Conservation Area (Sharbot Lake) Trail Review Meisel Woods is an unassuming, little trail of a mere five kms. that will feel like a whole […]