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<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Closing time at East End Variety <b>(6 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Closing time at East End Variety (6 photos)

Opening day for the popular Blake Street eatery was Saturday, June 27, 1953
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Lady Doc — The Agnes Larkin Jamieson Story <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Lady Doc — The Agnes Larkin Jamieson Story (4 photos)

A true trailblazer, Dr. Jamieson set another milestone in 1950 she became the first female coroner in Ontario
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Hello! Hello! The telephone comes to Barrie

REMEMBER THIS: Hello! Hello! The telephone comes to Barrie

In this week's Remember This, the Bell telephone company comes to Barrie
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> In 1955, Barrie police force assembled in just six weeks

REMEMBER THIS: In 1955, Barrie police force assembled in just six weeks

When Ontario Provincial Police withdrew, newly hired Police Chief Edward Tschirhart had to act quickly
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part Three

REMEMBER THIS: Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part Three

In this week's Remember This, a criminal duo is transferred to Barrie for 'safe keeping,' but that doesn't last long
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part Two

REMEMBER THIS: Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part Two

In this week's Remember This, a trio of criminals attack the guard as well as the jail governor and his wife before a daring high-speed chase
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part One

REMEMBER THIS: Turnkeys and jail breakers: Part One

Turnkey’s job, although a position of some power, trust and respect, usually turned out to be more trouble than the paycheque was worth
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Little house, little bit of mystery <b>(6 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Little house, little bit of mystery (6 photos)

Sometimes you can expect the unexpected when looking back at the history of the city
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Saloon Town Days <b>(4 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Saloon Town Days (4 photos)

Belly up to the bar and learn about the history of the hotels of old Barrie
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Glen Ormond grounds once stretched to the lakeshore

REMEMBER THIS: Glen Ormond grounds once stretched to the lakeshore

'Mr. D.T. Rees, a gentleman from New Orleans, has purchased the property of the late John Dickinson and is at present making extensive renovations and alterations'