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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, […]

Happy New Year

Christmas 2019

Have a good one all.

The Trans Canada Trail from Godolphin to Bannon Rds. (8 Bridges) Campbellford 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 Godolphin to Bannon Rds. (8 Bridges) Campbellford Review  Godolphin Rd. to Woodview Rd. (2.3 kms one -way)  This short stretch is very open to the sky so bring your hat as she can be a hot start to your […]

History of Port Hope’s Cottage Hospital

Port Hope’s first private hospital, managed by Dr. W. McKinley was opened in 1911. A public meeting was held in the town hall in April, 1911 to discuss plans for a new public hospital. An executive committee was appointed to handle subscriptions to a hospital fund, members were Port Hope’s Mayor R. A. Mulholland (President), […]

The Hogsback (Omemee) 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 Hogsback (Omemee) Trail Review  This 3.2 km one –  way return trail runs along a height of land with lovely views of the countryside as it works its way down to an equally lovely view of […]