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Autumn 2013

Volume 19 Number 3

20th Anniversary Oct 5and6 2013

Our Stories

Sep 18, 2013 | In The Hills | Back Issues

Our history, our drama, our comedy, our daily lives. Please join us for a two-day event featuring spoken word and musical presentations at the Dufferin County Museum & Archives.

Behind the Pages

Sep 11, 2013 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we’ll feature profiles of those who make up the In The Hills family.

Memories of War

Sep 11, 2013 | In The Hills | Back Issues

This nationwide project encourages World War II and Korean War veterans to tell their stories to ensure their memories will be preserved for generations to come.

Three generations: James, Thomas and David Jackson standing at the crossroads in France that Thomas helped defend as part of the Normandy assault on the morning of June 6, 1944.

My Grandfather’s War

Sep 11, 2013 | James Jackson | Heritage

Three generations of a Caledon farming family travelled to 
Europe to retrace the steps of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion 
during WW II.

The Homecoming

Sep 11, 2013 | Bernadette Hardaker | Heritage

To a 13-year-old Orangeville boy in September 1945, news that the father he hadn’t seen in four years was on his way home from the battlefields of Europe was cause for high excitement.

Romance bloomed apace at Wynnfield and at the hospital, so much so the place was sometimes called the ‘Perkins Bull Matrimonial Bureau.’ This is the Gairdner-Smith wedding in the garden at Wynnfield.

A Place Like Home

Sep 11, 2013 | Ken Weber | Heritage

For Canadian boys passing through England during World War I, the Perkins Bull Hospital for Convalescent Canadian Officers offered family warmth and the comfort of “home sweet home,” something all of them desperately needed.

Friends of their Youth

Sep 11, 2013 | Bernadette Hardaker | Back Issues

The friendship among graduates of the old ‘school on the hill’ has stood the test of time.

Maria Drasilov ~ Shimmer photograph 20 x 24"

Fall into Art

Sep 11, 2013 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

The Headwaters Arts Festival Show ~ A preview of this year’s show September 20 to October 6

The Art of the Non-Artist

Sep 11, 2013 | Liz Beatty | Back Issues

For a busy Caledon art conservator, delicately recapturing the truth of an artist’s vision is a calling that combines art and science.

Douglas Grant Pearce Scotland 2010

Douglas 
Grant Pearce 1936 – 2013

Sep 11, 2013 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

“I knew him more from his Countryside Digest writings,” he wrote, “and they demonstrated his love of history, human nature, humour, and attention to detail.”

AndreaTrace ~ Engraved Water acrylic on birch panel 12 x 16"

Andrea Trace

Sep 11, 2013 | Signe Ball | Artist in Residence | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

Andrea is particularly inspired by “how we attempt to master our environment via language, laying human-scale boundaries over cosmic-scale concepts and realities.”

Julia Gilmore - Chinese Take Out

Our favourite picks for Autumn 2013

Sep 11, 2013 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Community | Departments | In Every Issue | Must Do

Must party, must fill the Vial of Life, must eat and drink and tick off!

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