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Rev. Samuel Ardagh: Part One - Coming to Canada <b>(5 photos)</b>

Rev. Samuel Ardagh: Part One - Coming to Canada (5 photos)

This week's 'Remember This' recounts tales of religion, violence, and a long and grueling journey. It's the first in a series about Rev. Samuel Ardagh
165 years of print news in Barrie <b>(5 photos)</b>

165 years of print news in Barrie (5 photos)

In this week's 'Remember This,' Mary Harris highlights the history of Barrie newspapers after the closure of the 'Barrie Examiner'
Barrie's own Wild West <b>(5 photos)</b>

Barrie's own Wild West (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris looks back on the raucous history of the Five Points
This building rose and fell, but a mystery remains <b>(5 photos)</b>

This building rose and fell, but a mystery remains (5 photos)

In the week's 'Remember This', Mary Harris hopes for information regarding one small downtown structure
What and where was Simcoe Hall? <b>(5 photos)</b>

What and where was Simcoe Hall? (5 photos)

With a bit of digging and some assistance from the ever-helpful local experts, Mary Harris gets to the bottom of this mystery in this week's Remember This
So, you're a single mother in 1908. Now what? <b>(5 photos)</b>

So, you're a single mother in 1908. Now what? (5 photos)

'Remember This' columnist Mary Harris explains how marriage, divorce and parenthood was scandalous business in the late 1800s, early 1900s
<b>Remember This?</b> The Square <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? The Square (5 photos)

Barrie's most controversial piece of property
<b>Remember This?</b> The Ovenden murder <b>(photos)</b>

Remember This? The Ovenden murder (photos)

John Strathy was shot dead on a sharply cold day in 1896
<b>Remember This?</b> The shady deals of A.J. Tuck <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? The shady deals of A.J. Tuck (5 photos)

Mr. Tuck would come to be very familiar with the Barrie Fire Department over the years. In what may have been his first stroke of fire-related bad luck, Arthur lost a building on Gowan Street in Allandale to flames in July of 1914
<b>Remember This?:</b> Lilac Villa

Remember This?: Lilac Villa

And the man who built it