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June 2018 Issue 11

JUNE 2018  ALBION ARTISTS  Locks and canals link Muskoka  Creating Co-operatively  The story of two pioneer families  Sigh...
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...telling the Muskoka story 46  Living together, working together     the story of two pioneer families  By Meghan Smith ...
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 62   Opinion  Departments  9  Muskoka Calendar  11  Muskoka Insights  Muskoka   s June calendar is offering events and ac...
   telling the Muskoka story Unique Muskoka is published six times per year by Unique Publishing Inc. Donald Smith Publish...
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D E SI GN       CONSTRU CTIO N       RE STORAT I O N  Restoring Muskoka   s heritage and building new traditions for over ...
Muskoka Insights of Unique Muskoka, I find as much as things have changed, they remain the same. Despite living out-of-tow...
YOUR  BEDROOM  RUSTIC  DINING  SOFAS  EXPERIENCE  ENTERTAINMENT  AWAITS  HOME DECOR  w w w.muskokaf u rnitu re .n e t 1 9 ...
Muskoka Calendar Lloyd Walton   s paintings captivate the eye and mind He is a multi-talented person  a writer, a painter ...
Photograph  Larry Carroll  It   s the 25th anniversary of the Gravenhurst Car Show on June 16 with over 400 gleaming vehic...
table with many fabulous items to choose from. Beverley Mahood and friends will provide the live entertainment. This is th...
Presented by the South Muskoka Model Railway Club, the show will feature everything model train enthusiasts need and want ...
It   s summer, time for Muskoka art to open its doors The Spring into Summer Art Crawl, happens all day on June 23 in down...
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in life, writing her first song at age 12 and learning guitar soon after. During her high school years, she played local v...
Bracebridge from June 23 to July 14.    This work as a whole builds a narrative for what an early space colony might requi...
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A LOCAL SHOPPING EXPERIENCE Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns  20 UNIQUE MUSKOKA June 2018
Anna McKenzie welcomes visitors to a floral display at the Bracebridge Farmers    Market. The Bracebridge market is held S...
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Farmers  Market Schedule  Town   Location   Time    Season BALA    Jaspen Park    Mondays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   DWIGHT   100...
Karla Holt offers her soups, stews and other snacks at the Bala Farmers    Market in Jaspen Park. out to pick up their org...
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Port Sandfield was a hub for summer activity. In this photograph, the swing bridge is open as a crowded steamer comes thro...
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Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  with his sons, the strategic ...
Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  From 1886 to 1888, a swampy creek between Peninsula and Fairy lakes in nort...
Compromise doesn   t live here.  Celect   Cellular Composite Siding urges you to demand all of it  seamless beauty, weathe...
Article by Heather Glumac   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns     M  eet me in five minutes,    said the voice at the other en...
apartment at the time. Gagnon didn   t know what he wanted to do with the space but he knew he didn   t want to keep it re...
could be and should be.    Gagnon   s greatest concern in buying the building in downtown Gravenhurst was any potential di...
online and through a Over 30 years later in newsletter produced by 1983, the Albion was Muskoka Arts   declared an histori...
When Guy Gagnon purchased Gravenhurst   s historic Albion Hotel, he welcomed the opportunity presented by the Arts at the ...
You plan for uninterrupted Muskoka sunsets here. What about uninterrupted healthcare here   In Muskoka, there are some thi...
EVOLVES IN MUSKOKA Article and Photography by Tim Du Vernet  40 UNIQUE MUSKOKA June 2018
T  here was a time when wooden boats shop in Bracebridge, first trained to be a civil and is justified by the owner. Every...
Bring your best for our silver anniversary  The 25 Annual Th  Admission by Donation  Gull Lake  Rotary Park 9am-3pm  WWW.G...
and modernized the character of the space.    It   s hard to believe we will be starting our eighth year with Duke   s,   ...
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Tom Adams, located on the west edge of Port Carling, had the remarkable opportunity to restore Miss Canada IV. Now working...
Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Tomasz Szumski  T  he Muskoka lifestyle is as much about the landscape as it is t...
families intertwine.    The resort stayed in the family until 1973 when it was sold to Ken Fowler. Fowler resold the prope...
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Photos of the Wallace family are displayed in the offices of Richard Wallace Real Estate in Port Carling and chronicle the...
www.muskokaconservancy.org     Conservation is a state of harmony between people and land.    -Leopold  Conserving nature ...
office now located in Port Carling.    I grew up here, then left for Toronto, went to school for a few years and then move...
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The belted kingfisher is one of the species that might be seen by birding enthusiasts in Muskoka.  54 UNIQUE MUSKOKA May 2...
Article by Doug Smith   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  W  hen an American avocet was spotted in Bracebridge, last Oct...
realize we have barely scratched the surface.    Though often done solo, birding is always part of larger community of oth...
birding as the watching. Most birds are located by their calls or songs, so knowing what a species sounds like goes a long...
Caption The brown creeper is a small songbird that can be found in mature forests, especially conifers. every day. As the ...
THE ALL-NEW 2018  N  E X P E R I E N C E  C  O  A  RT  H AMERIC  A  N  then built our trip itinerary around these hotspots...
Whats Happened Municipal elections will include elected chair, internet telephone voting  The MWC plans to launch the repo...
North Bala Small Hydro Project forges ahead Construction continues on the controversial hydro project at the south end of ...
Delicious strawberries and rhubarb are much more than pie filling Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomasz Szums...
Recipes  With a little encouragement from her supporters, Michelle MacIsaac launched Humble Pie Butter Tart Factory and Pi...
translates to    red sauce   ,    Katya says of the recipe, which is ridiculously simple but has one kicker ingredient. Yo...
and not one enters who she doesn   t know by Italian restaurant at JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka in Minett, name.    We ...
hometown of Ingersoll, her grandfather began taking her on a special trip every Saturday to visit a different bakery in so...
Yummies in a Jar Rhubarb Chutney Courtesy of Lynn Murden, Yummies in a Jar  Ingredients  2 kg fresh rhubarb, chopped 1   c...
Muskoka Moments  Sweet memories of life in Muskoka By Jane Templeton September. Year-end piano My lifelong Muskoka recital...
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