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…

Rondeau picnic Methodist SS 1900s

Old Photo: Rondeau Park Church Picnic

I grew up just a few kilometres from Rondeau Provincial Park, and worked there for a few summers. It is very interesting to see this Sunday School Picnic photo, which is not dated. All of these children must have looked forward to the traditional picnic for weeks. Do you have any fond memories of picnics…

1920s swimming

Swimming in Lake Erie

It’s fun seeing people swimming in Lake Erie about 90 years ago. I’m not sure who these people are but the older baby looks familiar, like it may be my grandpa. We still take advantage of the lake. On our trip home this summer we spent lots of time at the Lake Erie beach in…