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Orangeville : the heart of Dufferin County

Author: Wayne Townsend
Publisher: Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Town of Orangeville has a colourful, exciting past -- a history being documented in book form for the first time. From the early days of the Irish pioneers escaping the political problems of Ireland to the present influx of new residents fleeing the pressures of cities, Orangeville has been a town that has adapted well to change, always ready for new ideas. The strength of the community has been the people who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Genealogy
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Townsend, Wayne, 1952-
Orangeville.
Toronto : Natural Heritage Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)75087580
Named Person: Ketcham family.; Lawrence family.; Ketcham family.; Lawrence family.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Townsend
ISBN: 9781554882588 1554882583 9781459711150 1459711157
OCLC Number: 288631152
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 279 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Maps; 1 IN THE BEGINNING; 2 EARLY STORIES OF THE SOURCE OF THE CREDIT; 3 THEM DAMN YANKEES; 4 ROADS AND RAILWAYS: GETTING TO TOWN; 5 EARLY INDUSTRY: ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURS; 6 SUDDEN GROWTH, SUDDEN DECLINE; 7 TOWN OF CHANGE, 1900 TO 1914; 8 ORANGEVILLE BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS; 9 LOOK AT US NOW; 10 MUNICIPAL HISTORY: GETTING THINGS DONE; 11 BROADWAY: STREET OF DREAMS; 12 LANDMARKS IN TOWN; 13 JUST FOR FUN; 14 AND BAD TIMES TOO; 15 VILLAINS AND HEROES; 16 OFF TO WAR: CITIZENS WHO SERVED; 17 ORANGEVILLE MOMENTS: SIGNIFICANCE IN CANADA; EPILOGUE.
Responsibility: Wayne Townsend.

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Founded by two entrepreneurs, Seneca Ketchum and Orange Lawrence, Orangeville has a history well worth exploring.  Read more...

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