Hidden Ontario: Secrets From Ontario's Past

May 30, 2011|
Hidden Ontario: Secrets From Ontario's Past by Terry Boyle
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Terry Boyle unveils the eccentric and bizarre in these mini-histories of Ontario''s towns and cities: the imposter who ran the Rockwood Asylum in Kingston; Ian Fleming''s inspiration for James Bond; the Prince of Wales''s undignified crossing of Rice Lake; the tragic life of Joseph Brant; the man who advertised his wife''s death before poisoning her; as well as Ontario''s first bullfight and the answer to the question, "Why did so many lumberjacks sport beards?"

The colourful characters, Native legends, and incredible tales that make up our province''s fascinating past come alive in Hidden Ontario. From Bancroft, Baldoon, and Brighton to Timmins, Toronto, and Trenton, find out more about the Ontario you thought you knew.

Terry Boyle is a Canadian author, lecturer, and teacher who has shared his passion for history and folklore in many books since 1976, including four titles on haunted Ontario. He has hosted television''s Creepy Canada and radio''s Discover Ontario on Classical 103.1 FM. Boyle lectures and leads haunted tour walks for pleasure. He curre...
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Title:Hidden Ontario: Secrets From Ontario's Past
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:May 30, 2011
Publisher:Dundurn Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781554889556

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