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The Way We Were

List of articles from the "The Way We Were" column originally published in the weekly newspaper "The Low Down to Hull and Back News". The articles are listed by the most recent date publised. Search complete list of Low Down Articles.

Found 96 articles

 1 Swimming the underwater Burnett Farm (July 13, 2005) 
 2 'No hotdogs, just scones at 'hysterical' Moorside opening (July 20, 2005) 
 3 Summers in Tenaga - to the beach rain or shine (July 27, 2005) 
 4 Rites (and wrongs ) of passage, Cascades, circa 1950 (August 03, 2005) 
 5 Harky, hot rods, and youths with nothing to do (August 10, 2005) 
 6 Running the boom on the Gatineau River (August 17, 2005) 
 7 Lac Bernard - where friendship doesn't skip a generation (August 24, 2005) 
 8 We made our own fun in Tenaga cottageland (August 31, 2005) 
 9 The most beautiful place in the world (September 07, 2005) 
 10 Frank Macintyre and the development of the Hills (September 14, 2005) 
 11 The treasure of Old Chelsea (September 21, 2005) 
 12 Free to be kids in Larrimac (October 05, 2005) 
 13 Messing about in boats at the GRYC, 1964 (October 12, 2005) 
 14 Search for Shangri-la in Meech Creek Valley (October 26, 2005) 
 15 Kirk's Ferry before the great flood (November 09, 2005) 
 16 At the crossroads of Tulip Valley (November 23, 2005) 
 17 Seeing it all at the Hendrick farm (December 07, 2005) 
 18 The Lost Village of Cascades (January 11, 2006) 
 19 Lee Grant and the innocence of yesteryear (February 01, 2006) 
 20 Living close to the land the way I wanted (February 15, 2006) 
 21 Moving cattle from Low to Chelsea (March 01, 2006) 
 22 A principal character in Kingsmere's past (March 08, 2006) 
 23 Vet's practice grew from calving to kittens (March 22, 2006) 
 24 Cyril off to war with RCAF (August 23, 2006) 
 25 Chaos and beauty of the Rupert puppeteers (December 06, 2006) 
 26 Memorable character lives beyound the last page (October 01, 2008) 
 27 Memories of Snake Hill - God's Country (May 09, 2009) 
 28 From the Hill to Hwy 105, nurse loved it all (June 03, 2009) 
 29 Over the 'little red bridge' by horse and wagon (June 10, 2009) 
 30 Living under canvas at 'The Grove' in Low (June 24, 2009) 
 31 A picture that speaks 111 years (July 08, 2009) 
 32 An island lost under the Gatineau's waters (July 15, 2009) 
 33 More submerged secrets of lost island discovered (July 29, 2009) 
 34 Sherrin cottage - a Kirk's Ferry landmark (August 05, 2009) 
 35 The dangerous work of the Gatineau 'boom-men' (August 12, 2009) 
 36 A water tower turned diving platform in Chelsea (August 26, 2009) 
 37 Brown clan can't stray from Kirk's Ferry cottages (September 09, 2009) 
 38 Larrimac Golf Club turns 85 (September 16, 2009) 
 39 Larrimac Turns 85 - Part 2 (September 23, 2009) 
 40 Treacherous days of Eaton's Chute now under water (October 07, 2009) 
 41 Team of horses brought in cottage's foundation (October 21, 2009) 
 42 Five sailing buddies, an island and a yacht club is born (November 04, 2009) 
 43 Brown's farm yeilds two centuries of history (July 07, 2010) 
 44 Ridge Group crests on former bush lot (July 14, 2010) 
 45 Train station suited Burnet to a T (July 20, 2010) 
 46 Wishing Rock still on lookout for its origins (July 21, 2010) 
 47 Gilmour, Wright... a road by any other name (July 28, 2010) 
 48 Historical Society auction fulfills its calling (August 04, 2010) 
 49 First train trip high road to heaven - Burnet (August 04, 2010) 
 50 Tracking its name really pans out (August 18, 2010) 
 51 Idea for Gatineau Valley Gardeners planted 25 years ago (September 01, 2010) 
 52 Name is Brown? Good luck tracing fanily history (September 08, 2010) 
 53 Herman answers call at Larrimac (September 15, 2010) 
 54 Pinning down Cascades gatekeeper takes its toll (October 13, 2010) 
 55 Patriarch of the Gatineau was a hale centenarian (October 20, 2010) 
 56 Thomas Brown's will attests to values of times (October 27, 2010) 
 57 I am a Gatineau farmer Jason Cross (November 03, 2010) 
 58 Cascades Club rides wave of success to mark 90 years (November 10, 2010) 
 59 Positives arise from Gatineau Valley flooding (November 17, 2010) 
 60 Wakefield rink makes road trip to the past (December 15, 2010) 
 61 Dances held sway at old Wakefield Community Club (January 12, 2011) 
 62 Novel story of the Wakefield library could fill a book (January 26, 2011) 
 63 Theatre Wakefield waits in the wings for new venue (February 16, 2011) 
 64 Mechanic's wife gave Chelsea its name (February 23, 2011) 
 65 Pioneer a man on the go well into his 90s (March 02, 2011) 
 66 Wakefield landed neophyte doctor 100 years ago (March 09, 2011) 
 67 Group shot earns tag as standout photo (March 16, 2011) 
 68 Distinction fights extinction in Old Chelsea (March 23, 2011) 
 69 Old CPR station now a stop for fine dining (March 30, 2011) 
 70 Barbershops poll provides snippets of history (June 29, 2011) 
 71 Gatineau resort outings stuff for social pages century ago (July 06, 2011) 
 72 Citizen spin on cycle ride to W'field over the top (July 13, 2011) 
 73 Gatineau River fish rap landed in national dailies (August 03, 2011) 
 74 Electrifying part of Gatineau Hills history (August 17, 2011) 
 75 Rerouting CPR line put 'horse before the car' (August 31, 2011) 
 76 Gatineau survives feared death by electrocution (September 14, 2011) 
 77 Union Mission Church spire remnant from higher calling (September 28, 2011) 
 78 Nature lover 'bewitched' by the Gatineau Hills (October 12, 2011) 
 79 Papers bristled with Gatineau Park-upine tales (October 26, 2011) 
 80 Chelsea group at cutting edge of trails network (November 09, 2011) 
 81 King cultivated his other side at The Farm (November 23, 2011) 
 82 Will the way Kingsmere left open to public (December 07, 2011) 
 83 There's gold in them there Hills... (December 21, 2011) 
 84 Pearson buried in corner of beloved Hills (January 18, 2012) 
 85 To church in Chelsea (February 01, 2012) 
 86 A weekend at Keogan Lodge (February 15, 2012) 
 87 Backtracking old Ottawa Ski Club newsletters (February 29, 2012) 
 88 Life was a gamble in the '30s (March 28, 2012) 
 89 Rain fails to dampen spirit of Hills nature trip (April 25, 2012) 
 90 Short Gatineau trip restrains any ideas of bundling after ogling (May 30, 2012) 
 91 Daring-do boat ride narly turns into derring-done (July 04, 2012) 
 92 Unusual apt description for accidental deaths (July 25, 2012) 
 93 Cross symbolized freakish triply-fatal lightning strike (August 29, 2012) 
 94 Interest in plowing bogged after soggy Rupert match (November 14, 2012) 
 95 The life of a station agent (part 1) (December 05, 2012) 
 96 The life of a station agent (part 2) (December 12, 2012)