Paving Broadway, 1921Mar 20, 2023 | | Backstory
In our first installment of Backstory, we zoom in on the paving of Orangeville’s main street, Broadway, more than 100 years ago.
The Rise and Fall of the Rural Post OfficeSep 20, 2022 | | Historic Hills
Before rural mail delivery was established in the early 1900s, nearly every village and hamlet in these hills had a post office.
The Phenomenon that was Rock Hill ParkJun 24, 2022 | | Back Issues
A booming mecca of down-home entertainment once brought thousands of happy visitors to the heart of Mulmur Township.
Free Calendars at ChristmasNov 29, 2021 | | Historic Hills
Collecting calendars was once a seasonal ritual on main street.
Stories in the StonesSep 24, 2021 |
Murder, Hollywood intrigue and heroic deaths are among the tales that lurk on tombstones in cemeteries from Bolton to Horning’s Mills.
Donna HolmesSep 24, 2021 | | Over the Next Hill
This devoted Relessey Cemetery Board volunteer helps the group manages the graveyard next to the Mono church, which dates back to the 1870s.
‘Spooks’ In the HillsSep 24, 2021 | | Historic Hills
In 1930, a series of strange physical disturbances led a family to abandon their farm in Mulmur Township. Was a spirit at work? A poltergeist? Was it real?
The Auto Takes HoldJun 22, 2021 | | Historic Hills
In less than two decades automobiles grew from curiosity to commonplace in these hills.
Greystones RebornMar 31, 2021 | | Food
An Orangeville landmark gets a splashy makeover and the chance to turbocharge the town’s vibrant dining scene.
The Orange and the Green: A Legacy of DistrustMar 31, 2021 | | Historic Hills
Animus between Protestants and Catholics brewed among early settlers in Headwaters.
Alexander McLachlan: Our Forgotten PoetNov 24, 2020 | | Historic Hills
A century ago Alexander McLachlan was one of the best known citizens of these hills, widely admired, respected and praised for his poetry. Today hardly anyone has heard of him. How did this happen?
A Fine VintageSep 18, 2020 |
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.