Scugog Carrying Place : a frontier pathway / by Grant Karcich.

Author
Karcich, Grant [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Toronto, ON : Dundurn Press, c2013.
Description
263 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Editor
Summary note
From the 1790s to the 1850s, traces the story of Scugog Carrying Place, the ancient aboriginal trails connecting Lake Ontario with Lakes Scugog and Simcoe and the Kawartha lakes.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Action note
committed to retain
Contents
  • 1 Early Description 19
  • Early Surveys 23
  • Pedlar's Description of the Trail 27
  • Jones's Eastern Extension 33
  • 2 Iroquois and Mississauga on the Trail 37
  • Arrival of the Mississauga 39
  • Huron in Southern Ontario 44
  • Ontario Iroquoian Prehistoric Sites 47
  • Iroquois in Southern Ontario 55
  • 3 The Search for Cabane de Plomb 57
  • French and English Traders on Lake Ontario 63
  • The Trading Post 66
  • 4 Yankees on the Trail 71
  • Wilson and His Neighbours 72
  • Fur Traders and Farmers 77
  • The Sharp Murder 80
  • 5 Preachers on the Trail 87
  • 6 Expanding European Settlement 101
  • Farewell Corners and Toad Hollow 102
  • The Settlement of South Oshawa 104
  • (The Hollow/Gibbs Mills) Early Days of Oshawa (Kerr's Creek/Skae's Corners) 107
  • The Naming of Oshawa 112
  • 7 Settlers Migrate Northward 115
  • The Northern Part of Whitby Township 116
  • Settling Reach Township 118
  • On to Brock Township 120
  • Settling Thorah Township 122
  • 8 Marginalization of the First Nations 127
  • 9 Growth of Communities in Whitby Township 137
  • Port Oshawa (Sydenham Harbour) 138
  • Harmony (Farewell Corners) 145
  • Industrialization of Oshawa 147
  • Emergence of Columbus (English' Corners) 154
  • Raglan (O'Boyle's Corners/Newtown) 156
  • 10 Villages Further North Along the Trail 159
  • Prince Albert (Dayton's Corners) 159
  • Port Perry (Scugog Village) 160
  • Seagrave (Nonquon) 155
  • Sunderland (Jones's Corners) 157
  • Cannington (McCaskill's Mills) 167
  • Beaverton (Milton) 271
  • 11 Death and Temperance on the Trail 177
  • Life Expectancy and Disease 177
  • The Temperance Movement
Other format(s)
Issued also in electronic format.
ISBN
9781459707504 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2013375508
OCLC
788290987
RCP
H - S
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