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<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> House on the move — Part Two

REMEMBER THIS: House on the move — Part Two

House-moving is no easy task and Barrie's Five Points was blocked for four days in 1935 when trailers broke down
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> House on the move — Part One

REMEMBER THIS: House on the move — Part One

Looking back at a house which spent some 40 years on lot where it was built, and another 85 at present location, with week-long stopover right in the Five Points
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Christmas stories — Fine beeves and gunpowder tea <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Christmas stories — Fine beeves and gunpowder tea (4 photos)

Who knew that the plural of beef is beeves? Mary Harris didn't
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Christmas Stories — Toyland <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Christmas Stories — Toyland (4 photos)

This week's Remember This looks back at a time when parents of small children had many tempting Toylands selling things all kids wanted at Christmas
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Christmas stories — Those old vintage decorations

REMEMBER THIS: Christmas stories — Those old vintage decorations

Christmas decorations have seen some changes over the years and are decidedly less flammable these days
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Christmas Stories — Dinner behind bars <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Christmas Stories — Dinner behind bars (4 photos)

Before 1900, jailhouse menu generally consisted of gruel and soup, along with bread, potatoes and the occasional boiled meat dish
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Soldier Stories — Welcome Home <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Soldier Stories — Welcome Home (4 photos)

Wartime houses began to be built in Barrie in August 1945 around Peel and Codrington streets with the purchase of farms in the area
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Soldier Stories — Nursing Sisters

REMEMBER THIS: Soldier Stories — Nursing Sisters

Agnes Kennedy, daughter of a McDonald Street blacksmith, buried among fellow service men and women at Los Angeles National Cemetery
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Soldier Stories — Gassed

REMEMBER THIS: Soldier Stories — Gassed

In February 1918, a shell filled with mustard gas landed near Frank Sanders
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Soldier Stories — Bring no telegrams here, please

REMEMBER THIS: Soldier Stories — Bring no telegrams here, please

There was a time when the postman was a joy to behold and the telegraph delivery boy was the most unwelcome visitor imaginable