See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake by Bruce McCrawSee You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake by Bruce McCraw

See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow Lake

byBruce McCraw

Paperback | July 15, 1998

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Bustling station platforms, with quaint steamers nearby, often appear on early Sparrow Lake postcards. It was at the station that rail passengers were met and taken by boat to one of the over 20 hotels that once flourished in this holiday area. Such a trip could take about three hours on this roughly three-mile lake, bordering the southern Muskoka arm of the Canadian Shield. Upon arrival, the outdoors beckoned to one and all.

Vintage postcards illustrate the stories of an earlier time in "cottage country." Bruce McCraw's lifetime familiarity with the lake has been augmented by contributions from local residents and guests of Sparrow Lake resorts.

Bruce McCraw, retired professor from the University of Guelph, first experienced Sparrow Lake as a toddler with his family. There his father is reputed to have caught one of the largest muskies ever taken from the lake. Today Bruce continues his research, but now the focus is on the resorts of Sparrow Lake and on matching his father's ...
Title:See You Next Summer: Postcard Memories of Sparrow LakeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.4 inPublished:July 15, 1998Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1896219411

ISBN - 13:9781896219417

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