As the Story is Told: Morpeth Newspapers II

Can you imagine this round-about poem working as advertising today? This week’s excerpt from “As the Story is Told” is about another ancient Morpeth newspaper. Morpeth Gleaner A copy of this paper dated February 1, 1860 is in the Chatham-Kent Museum. The heading states it contains Literature, Poetry, Agriculture, and General News. Its motto “Not…

Fishing boats Morpeth, Ontario

As the Story is Told: Fishing Part 1

…previous section… Fishing Fishing along Lake Erie, in Howard, was for many years a thriving industry with at least four different fisheries in operation. One was at Morpeth known to most as Barker’s Fishery; to the east was a fishery run by Frank Rose; to the west were Colls’ Fishery at Antrim and Bates’ at…