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Early Settlers

The following database contains information on villages and communities where families settled in Lower Canada and Quebec from 1760 onward. This document will assist researchers seeking to find the names  ( past and current )  of these settlements. 67 more words


Wandering around Arrowtown - New Zealand

20 minutes from bustling Queenstown is the small historic town of Arrowtown.  Where Queenstown is high energy, Arrowtown is quaint and laidback.  Its a gold rush village which is similar to the likes of… 140 more words


Wild Colonial Girl 

I’m sure many have been there, the note comes home from school, a dressup theme day…… children may wear costumes or school uniform

The occasion was a local history excursion. 509 more words

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Arrowtown's Gold Rush Chinese Settlement - New Zealand

Just before Christmas while I was working in Queenstown, my friend and workmate Tom* and I took the opportunity to visit Arrowtown.  One of the places we visited was the Chinese Settlement. 186 more words


As the Story is Told: Home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Clarke

This week’s excerpt from As the Story is Told (1986):

Home of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Clarke

This house was on the lot across from the United Church, where today Mr. 33 more words


The Icicles are Dripping

The snow finally stopped. The snow came down light and fluffy. It was very pretty. There was about 6 to 8 inches of snow, out there from the last snow storm. 462 more words

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