Tweed centre has eyes on past and present
The "Welcome Home” Tweed Hungerford Old Home Week held in the summer of 1978 undoubtedly left an impression on a number of visitors to the area, but for one man in particular it was a life-altering experience.
"There were stunning artifacts and documents on display,” recalls Tweed & Area Heritage Centre Curator Evan Morton, "and I remember thinking ‘What’s going to happen to all of this when the event is over?’”
So began Morton’s indelible link to preserving the history and celebrating the culture of the Tweed area.
Morton’s passion for the celebration of his hometown led to the
February 26, 2014 - By john hopkins
Old Bush Days
How different winters are from those of a hundred or more years ago, the time when men spent long months in the bush toiling in the employ of lumber-camp owners, some of whom were among the most entrepreneurial and optimistic businessmen of their day. Be they true timber barons or among the ranks of the smaller camp operators it cannot be overlooked that all were gutsy individuals and records of lumbering history confirm that within their ranks were some colourful larger-than-life characters.
Any careful reading of the history of old bush days in Hastings County would suggest that logging
February 26, 2014 - By Barry Penhale