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The Ford Model T Coupe was popular among country doctors for, among other reasons, an enclosed cabin that would protect them from the elements when making house calls.

The Auto Takes Hold

Jun 22, 2021 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

In less than two decades automobiles grew from curiosity to commonplace in these hills.

Greystones Restaurant and Lounge director of operation Danielle Hughes and co-owner Benn Froggett stand at the bar in the lounge. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Greystones Reborn

Mar 31, 2021 | Tralee Pearce | Food

An Orangeville landmark gets a splashy makeover and the chance to turbocharge the town’s vibrant dining scene.

Huge crowds filled every community on Orangemen’s Day. In Caledon East, c.1900, the Ontario Hotel had to install extra balcony supports for this group photo. Photo courtesy Doris Porter.

The Orange and the Green: A Legacy of Distrust

Mar 31, 2021 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Animus between Protestants and Catholics brewed among early settlers in Headwaters.

Alexander McLachlan (1818–96) In 1890, this portrait was presented to McLachlan at a tribute dinner. In 1967, it was reportedly found in rubble behind the furnace at the Orangeville Public Library.

Alexander McLachlan: Our Forgotten Poet

Nov 24, 2020 | Ken Weber | 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 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.

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