Tag Archives: Hwy 148

The Pontiac Archives, Shawville, Quebec

It was Tuesday, May 22, 2012 and this was the day I had looked forward to for a long time.  I have been wanting to  visit the Pontiac Archives in Shawville since I knew of their existence.  I was driving from Renfrew … Continue reading

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Touring the Upper Ottawa River: Sheenboro Township in Quebec

I am still sharing my May 21, 2012 experiences exploring the area above Allumette Island called Chichester and Sheen Townships.  There have been challenges to keeping up on this trip but don’t worry you will hear about my adventures, all three … Continue reading

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Monday, May 21, 2012: A Tour of The Upper Ottawa, First Pembroke’s Marina

The time had come for me to visit the locations and towns that I had been first introduced to by my Aunt Miriam’s notes back in about 1986.  It was not until 1999 that I finally started the search for my family … Continue reading

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