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Historic Lonsdale Mills

The quaint, little Village of Lonsdale, Ontario with its former grist mill and the remnants of a woolen mill offer some amazing photo opportunities. The historic mill sites are located in the village, south on the Marysville Road to the rustic two bridges spanning the Salmon River. At the bottom of the deep gorge where […]

Trent University Canal Nature Area (Peterborough) 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.*** Trent University Canal Nature Area (Peterborough) Trails Review These trails are directly across University rd. from the Trent U. Nature Sanctuary Trails. There are three color coded trails on the map, but only two are marked on the trails […]

Historic Grist Mill, Westwood, Ontario

Westwood, what can I say about this small & quaint little village…plenty actually. The historical grist mill here has a very interesting past but with very little recorded history. The old mill here has been lovingly restored by its owners Terry and Katherine and its location in Asphodel-Norwood Township at 266 Centre Line on the […]

The Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary 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 Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary Trails Review This review will cover the set of trails on the East side of University rd. There is another […]

In Memory of Sharon

It’s been a year now since our sister Sharon suddenly passed away, September 18, 2017. Born on October 15, 1951, the youngest of 11 children of George and Velma, and all her siblings would agree that she was always the ‘baby’ of the family and the ‘apple’ of her parents eye. She was baptized, as […]

The Lang – Hastings Trail from David Fife Line to Hastings 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 Lang – Hastings Trail from David Fife Line to Hastings Review This trail is part of the Trans Canada and is 33 kms long between the village of Hastings and the city of […]

Port Hope Ontario, Batoche Hero

“One of the Midland men on the slopes of the hill near the cemetery was hit by a volley from the west side of the river, and the ambulance men going to his relief were also fired upon. This seemed to infuriate the men and their officers saw there was no holding them any longer. […]