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Theatre Block: The most happening part of the downtown business district <b>(5 photos)</b>

Theatre Block: The most happening part of the downtown business district (5 photos)

The evolution of the death business was also in plain sight along Elizabeth Street, now Dunlop Street West
Remember This: Theatre Block Part 4 <b>(4 photos)</b>

Remember This: Theatre Block Part 4 (4 photos)

This stretch of Elizabeth Street, now known as Dunlop Street West, was no stranger to action
Auto garage with gas pumps once occupied Theatre Block (4 photos)

Auto garage with gas pumps once occupied Theatre Block (4 photos)

Late in the 1930s, the bloom was off the rose and the corner businessmen were as likely to be found in a courtroom as they were to be in their shops
The hidden history of the Theatre Block <b>(5 photos)</b>

The hidden history of the Theatre Block (5 photos)

In this edition of Remember This, Mary Harris takes us back to the dawn of moving pictures
The Theatre Block: Part One <b>(3 photos)</b>

The Theatre Block: Part One (3 photos)

In this edition of 'Remember This?', Mary Harris begins her series looking back at the buildings and businesses of the Theatre Block in downtown Barrie
Seal, serpent or devil: What lurks in the lake? <b>(4 photos)</b>

Seal, serpent or devil: What lurks in the lake? (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris delves deeper into the legend of a mythical creature living in Lake Simcoe
D’Alton's last ride <b>(5 photos)</b>

D’Alton's last ride (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris highlights the life and politics of 'dynamic barrister and gentleman farmer' D’Alton McCarthy
Here's the poop on privies <b>(4 photos)</b>

Here's the poop on privies (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris is thankful for modern plumbing
The Creswicke family: Invisible Killer (4 photos)

The Creswicke family: Invisible Killer (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris continues her look into the Creswicke family and the challenges of fighting diphtheria
The Creswicke family: A tale of deadly coincidences <b>(4 photos)</b>

The Creswicke family: A tale of deadly coincidences (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris recounts a frightening tale of three men who shared more than a surname