SPIRIT OF PLACE: Muskoka Then & Now by John Robert McQuarrieSPIRIT OF PLACE: Muskoka Then & Now by John Robert McQuarrie

SPIRIT OF PLACE: Muskoka Then & Now

byJohn Robert McQuarrie

Paperback | June 15, 2010

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Between <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Algonquin <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Park to the east and Georgian Bay to the west, atop the pink granite rocks of the <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Canadian shield, lie 6500 square kilometers of scenic country, pristine waters, and charming towns and villages. This is Muskoka, a place as renowned for its natural attractions as it is for its fascinating history, classic wooden boats and the spell-binding steamships of <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Muskoka <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Wharf. A place that draws visitors who want to play all day and those who would like nothing more than to lounge in one of the region’s famous Muskoka chairs. Muskoka will quickly have you under its spell on your very first visit!  This book is the proof...<_o3a_p>


Employing a combination of over 450 archival and contemporary images woven into a lively text, this ‘Then & Now’ treatment will illustrate the growth of this legendary resort destination.  Whether your first visit is still on your ‘to-do’ list or you are a fifth generation cottager, Spirit of Place will give you a sense of how Muskoka evolved from virgin forest to one of <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Ontario’s most loved vacation destinations.<_o3a_p>

John McQuarrie is an Ottawa-based photographer whose major clients have included Coors, Marlboro, McDonnell-Douglas and Lockheed.  But his real passion is producing coffee table books. His earlier works focused on the Canadian Air Force from the Second World War to the Gulf War and the Canadian Armed Forces in their role as Peacekeeper...
Title:SPIRIT OF PLACE: Muskoka Then & NowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 11.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:John McQuarrie PhotographyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894673409

ISBN - 13:9781894673402

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