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Fading History Vol. 2

Fading History Vol. 2, has 11 chapters covering a wide range of stories of historical interest. The first chapter looks at the Grand Duchess of Russia's life in Canada, including the years she lived on Camilla Road in Cooksville. When she first arrived in Canada, she settled on a farm in Campbellville and in an amazing coincidence that brought two European families of note together in a remote farming community in Canada, she sold her Campbellville farm to Wolfgang Von Richthofen, the cousin of WWI German flying ace, the Red Baron...

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Fading History Vol. 1

Fading History Vol. 1 - stories of historical interest, touches on a wide range of topics. Each of the 15 chapters tells a different story. There are chapters on great football players, golfers, the once world-renowned 400-bed Workmen's Compensation Hospital, a 2000-seat Broadway music theatre under a tent at Dixie Plaza, the history of AVRO and the Arrow, CF100 and C102, the AVROCAR (flying saucer), and the manufacturer of the Lancaster bomber...

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From Frozen Ponds to Beehive Glory

Read how the community raised $200,000 in 1949 to build Dixie Arena Gardens and how the Dixie Beehives became a dynasty in Ontario hockey winning four league and three Provincial championships. Discover that the Beehives sent 48 players into the NHL and dozens of others into the WHA and European leagues. The book lists the names of more than 700 players who proudly wore the Dixie Beehive sweaters in the team's three decades...

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Books:

Fading History Vol. 1
Fading History Vol. 2
From Frozen Ponds to Beehive Glory

ballads of the turf and other doggerels
Lost Villages of Mississauga

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