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<b>Remember This?:</b> Fads came and went, technology changed, but Milt Conway was a constant for Barrie <b>(6 photos)</b>

Remember This?: Fads came and went, technology changed, but Milt Conway was a constant for Barrie (6 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary highlights the varied life of one of Barrie favourite gentlemen — Milt Conway
<b>Remember This?:</b> 'It’s Barrie’s slum and we’re stuck with it'<b> (5 photos)</b>

Remember This?: 'It’s Barrie’s slum and we’re stuck with it' (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris tackles an area one block north of Collier St. that at one time was considered an eyesore and a blight upon the city — and it wasn't that long ago.
<b>Remember This?</b> Disastrous flooding in downtown Barrie

Remember This? Disastrous flooding in downtown Barrie

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris focuses on the deadly flooding of 1890 that destroyed downtown Barrie
<b>Remember This?:</b> The Wellington Hotel and other landmarks that were reduced to ashes <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This?: The Wellington Hotel and other landmarks that were reduced to ashes (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris looks through Barrie's past and finds a city on fire
<b>Remember This?:</b> One-piece pink metallic snow suits, CK Chinese Food, and the escalators at the Sayvette in the 70s <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This?: One-piece pink metallic snow suits, CK Chinese Food, and the escalators at the Sayvette in the 70s (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris takes us a ride in a wood panelled station wagon down Bayfield Street in 1970s
<b>Remember This:</b> Reggie’s Sandwich Factory, Cyndi Lauper, and banned curling irons <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This: Reggie’s Sandwich Factory, Cyndi Lauper, and banned curling irons (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, Mary Harris gives us a snapshot of the life of a college student in Barrie in the early 80s
<b>Remember This?</b> When the going gets tough, the tough go fishing

Remember This? When the going gets tough, the tough go fishing

Hardy souls up and down the shores of Kempenfelt Bay have embraced ice fishing for years, for centuries actually
<b>Remember This?:</b> Uphill, both ways, in my pajamas <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This?: Uphill, both ways, in my pajamas (5 photos)

In this weeks Remember This?, Mary Harris takes a look at winters past where "farmers had to dig trails through the immense drifts and when they drove through, all they could see were the horses’ ears above the snow line.”
<b>Remember This?:</b> Wickedness in the Woods - The Story of John Tryon <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This?: Wickedness in the Woods - The Story of John Tryon (5 photos)

Mary Harris of the Barrie Historical Archive provides a deeper look into the hanging of John Tryon in Barrie
<b>Remember This:</b> Step right up! The cure fer what ails ya (4 photos)

Remember This: Step right up! The cure fer what ails ya (4 photos)

Mary Harris of the Barrie Historical Archive provides a look into some of the common folk remedies, mysterious elixirs and tonics that were available to citizens who lived in Barrie during years gone by