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Another 150th Anniversary

Christ Church Anglican Petrolia

Our second guest contributor is Pat McGee. Pat and husband Charlie Fairbank operate Van Tuyl & Fairbank Hardware – one of the country’s oldest – and… 1,343 more words

Petrolia History

A Picture Worth Ten Thousand Words

As many know, Charlie Fairbank and his wife, Pat McGee are Petrolia150 partners and financial supporters. Last year, their Van Tuyl and Fairbank Hardware, one of Canada’s oldest hardware stores, celebrated its own… 1,687 more words

Petrolia History

Petrolia150 Awarded Funding

Petrolia, ON (March 29, 2016) – The Town of Petrolia and Petrolia Heritage, in partnership with Lost Lambton, Found! and Fairbank Oil, will receive $10,000 under Lambton’s Creative County Fund. 429 more words

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My Favorite Haunted Places in Arizona

This past year, I spent several months training at Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona. While there, I was able to visit several very interesting places, including the town of Tombstone. 736 more words


The Southwestern Ghost Town of Fairbank

[Mysteriousheartland.com] A forgotten cemetery on a sun-baked hill in the desert, rattlesnakes coiled on an old wooden porch, and tumbleweed drifting through dusty, abandoned streets all bring to mind the quintessential southwestern ghost town. 474 more words