Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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The Town of the Blue Mountains was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the Township of Collingwood and the Town of Thornbury. Communities in the municipality include Thornbury, Banks, Camperdown, Castle Glen Estates, Christie Beach, Clarksburg, Craigleith, Duncan, Gibraltar, Heathcote, Kolapore, Little Germany, Loree, Ravenna, Red Wing, Slabtown, and Victoria Corners.

  • Then And Now - The Blue Mountains Historical Repository



A collection of historical photographs, scanned from the personal collections of members of the community.

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View our collection of historical maps of the area.

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Library History

History of libraries in the area, from the Thornbury Mechanics' Institute to the Leonard E. Shore Memorial Library.

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Suyrea’s Koury-Knapman's Mother

This photograph is possibly of Suyrea’s Kourey-Knapman's mother. The photograph was take in July of 1954 and most likely was taken at the Knapman's home in Toronto.

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Knapmans House, Toronto

Photograph of Knapmans house in Toronto, August 1935 or 1938. This photo is showing the front of the house.

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Unknown - 1872

Letter for Rescuer of the Mary Ward Wreck

Photograph of a letter, addressed to one of the men who helped the victims of the Mary Ward wreck. It states that the rescuer would have been awarded $15. This letter is circa 1872.

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