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<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Lake Simcoe was the Hwy. 400 of steam shipping

REMEMBER THIS: Lake Simcoe was the Hwy. 400 of steam shipping

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris details captain Charles McInnes's exploits aboard the Islay
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Oarsman extraordinaire wowed massive crowds <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Oarsman extraordinaire wowed massive crowds (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris looks back on Ned Hanlan's visit to Barrie in 1878 and the festivities (and shenanigans) that followed in his wake
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> The shocking truth about the barber business <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: The shocking truth about the barber business (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris explains Barrie's barbers of yore were cut from a different cloth
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> The storied past of Dunlop and Maple <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: The storied past of Dunlop and Maple (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris details area's bold and modern changes over the years
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> A portrait of Robert Graham

REMEMBER THIS: A portrait of Robert Graham

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris tries to find out which Robert Graham is in this photograph
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Lady in the river: Part two <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Lady in the river: Part two (4 photos)

Details of Niagara Falls trip neatly documented, all except for last part where Elizabeth Hisey died
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Lady in the river: Part one <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Lady in the river: Part one (4 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Mary Harris begins the tale of the fortune (and misfortune) of Elizabeth Hisey
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Tattooing came to Barrie after Second World War <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Tattooing came to Barrie after Second World War (4 photos)

Up until 1960s, most tattoo talk in Barrie either referred to military displays of music and marching, or inking of pets and livestock as a means of identification
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> J.H. Bennett and 'Old Time Stuff' <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: J.H. Bennett and 'Old Time Stuff' (4 photos)

This week's Remember This looks back at J.H. Bennett, who was born in Barrie in 1857 and was heavily involved in the community
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Fatal mistakes along rail line almost commonplace <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Fatal mistakes along rail line almost commonplace (4 photos)

In March 1888, five Allandale men were killed instantly when the railway snow plow they were operating collided with another train