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A Fine Vintage

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

Headwaters’ antiques and auctions experts offer an irresistible way to connect with the history – and value – that comes with well-made furniture and nostalgic collectibles.

Maple Leafs hockey cards at Reinhart Auctions. Photo by James MacDonald.

Reinhart Auctions

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

Don Reinhart is known beyond Headwaters for his stint as the no-nonsense auctioneer on two seasons of TV’s “Storage Wars Canada”.

Coca-Cola machine at Orangeville Flowers & Greenhouses. Photo by James MacDonald.

Orangeville Flowers & Greenhouses

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

Beyond Joanne and Martin Woudenberg’s busy floral counter are rows and rows of antique furniture, wall decor and collectibles.

Inglewood Antique Market

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

Jon Medley, a lifelong antique hunter and collector, took over the sprawling, packed-to-the-rafters Inglewood Antique Market in 2018.

Underwood typewriter at Erin Auctions. Photo by James MacDonald.

Erin Auctions

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

Alanna Babka and Bonnie Schneider met playing in a baseball league, and have bonded over breathing life into cast-off collections.

Wedgwood blue jasperware at The Wright Attitude Shoppe in a Shed. Photo by James MacDonald.

The Wright Attitude Shoppe in a Shed

Sep 18, 2020 | James MacDonald

At John Wright’s new Erin antiques outpost, artwork and chairs hung on pegs fill every inch of wall and English-country vignettes cover the floor.

Settlers in the 19th century came here to farm, and to do that they had to clear the trees. Photo by iStock 1038960850.

The Trees Had to Go!

Sep 18, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Settlers in the 19th century came here to farm, and to do that they had to clear the trees. Their success with that was thorough and dramatic. So was the impact on the landscape.

Rising to the Occasion

Jun 25, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Facing a crisis was part of daily life for the settlers of these hills and they had no outside help to see them through. What they depended on instead was inner strength, creativity, resources at hand and good neighbours.

Making Black History in Caledon

Mar 24, 2020 | Liz Beatty

A new museum exhibit called Our Voices, Our Journeys celebrates local black history through the personal stories of a Caledon congregation’s pioneering contributions to Headwaters.

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Getting into Grade 9

Mar 24, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

For 75 years Ontario students had to pass demanding provincial exams to get into high school. Preparation was rigorous and it was widely believed rural teachers weren’t up to the job.

Photo courtesy Museum of Dufferin P-1145. Click to view larger image.

On Stage Tonight!

Nov 22, 2019 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Live entertainment flourished in these hills a century and more ago. Before new technologies like the cinema changed everything, the stages of our local town halls were filled with performances that appealed to every taste.

Orangeville’s Very Own Solomon: Magistrate Joseph Pattullo

Sep 16, 2019 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

From the mid-1870s until 1925, magistrate Joseph Pattullo had to pass sentence on a range of human foible and sin. The record suggests he usually judged the accused with fairness and sensitivity.

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