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REMEMBER THIS: Looking through the windows at 12 Thomson St.

REMEMBER THIS: Looking through the windows at 12 Thomson St.

Two years ago, the Barrie Historical Archive began to collect short stories about some of the lesser-known buildings in Barrie
REMEMBER THIS: The little cabin on Innisfil St. — Part 2

REMEMBER THIS: The little cabin on Innisfil St. — Part 2

Somewhere between 1928 and 1938, the Webb family built their first addition, possibly the closed-in summer porch, and found hidden cabin at Innisfil Street home
REMEMBER THIS: The little cabin — Part 1

REMEMBER THIS: The little cabin — Part 1

Current owner of home discovers old log construction while renovating
REMEMBER THIS: Drug dependency, death on streets of NYC

REMEMBER THIS: Drug dependency, death on streets of NYC

Just prior to First World War, Fred and Shirley Van Patter decided to come to Barrie and seek their fortune, but things would go terribly wrong
REMEMBER THIS: Downtown 'hole in the ground' has history

REMEMBER THIS: Downtown 'hole in the ground' has history

Most recently known as the 'pink building,' structure served as music hall, hotel and more before being demolished last month
REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 3

REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 3

Sinking of the Manitoulin wasn't enough to keep Capt. Peter Campbell off the water
REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 2

REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 2

The captain would become highly revered for the way he handled the doomed Manitoulin on May 18, 1882
REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 1

REMEMBER THIS: The legendary lake captain — Part 1

Georgian Bay called to Peter Campbell when he young, and he went on to form the conglomerate Great Northern Transit Company
REMEMBER THIS: Peril on the lakes — Part 2

REMEMBER THIS: Peril on the lakes — Part 2

The Enterprise steamer suffered fate similar to that of the J.H. Jones, but with no casualties
REMEMBER THIS: Peril on the lakes — Part 1

REMEMBER THIS: Peril on the lakes — Part 1

In the winter of 1906, the tugboat 'J.H. Jones' left Owen Sound for the last run of the season ... but it became its last run ever