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Secord Forest and Wildlife Area Review

From Glasgow Ontario (Google Map it) just South-West of Uxbridge, take Webb Rd East to Concession Rd #3. Take Conc #3 North (left turn from Webb) to Secord Rd and turn East (right). While researching this one before walking it, I read numerous warnings about the mosquitoes. So, the Wife and I held onto it until early December. The forecast was for a […]

Lost Friend Found

Imagine writing a post on your blog site, (see: Hamilton Township Vistas) and receiving a comment from Canmore Alberta, 3,500 kms away. The Ranger immediately recognized the name of the writer! Robert Lean, a best friend from Camborne, Ontario, we attended the one room school there from the early 1950’s to 1961 when Rob moved […]

Greenwood CA South of Concession #5 Review

This review is on that part of Greenwood CA which lies South of Concession # 5. The North section is covered here https://2oldguyswalking.wordpress.com/2017/12/20/greenwood-ca-north-of-concession-5-review/ There are five access points. The main entrance is at the Southern terminus of Greenwood Rd. (about 1.4 kms South from Concession #5). This parking lot rivals a fine hotel’s lobby. Very impressive. […]

The Fords of Camborne, Ontario

This short post has been written from a complete Camborne Ford Family history that is now being compiled for a special four year old by the name of Chloe. It contains a few interesting facts about her grandfather Gary, great grand-fathers George, Frederick, Thomas, James and their families. As she grows up and someday becomes […]

Greenwood CA North of Concession # 5 Review

This review reflects Greenwood CA North of Concession #5. The review of this CA South of Concession #5, can be found here Greenwood South of Conc #5 Review. There are two access points to this section of Greenwood CA. One is on the North side of Concession # 5 between Greenwood Rd. and Church St. N. […]

Samuel Wilmot Fish Hatchery Newcastle

Samuel Wilmot was born at ‘Belmont Farm’ beside Wilmot Creek west of the Village of Newcastle, Ontario in 1822, the son of Samuel Street Wilmot and Mary Stegmann and they raised seven children. Samuel was educated at Upper Canada College. When his father died in 1856, he took over the management of the farm while […]

Wilder Forest and Wildlife Preserve 

At only ten years of age, this is one of Uxbridge’s latest marked trail tracts. That might explain why it doesn’t show on Google maps. Trying to determine it’s boundaries was an exercise in frustration and really not worth the bother. You’ll just have to trust me that there is a set of trails bordered by Brock Rd, Concession 6, Allbright Rd (Pleasure Valley Tract), and the Brock Tract. I couldn’t find any data […]