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Scugog Carrying Place : a frontier pathway / by Grant Karcich.
Toronto, ON : Dundurn Press, c2013.
263 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Scugog Carrying Place (Ont.)
Ontario, South Central
Frontier and pioneer life
Ontario, South Central
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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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
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Scugog Carrying Place : a frontier pathway / Grant Karcich.
Scugog carrying place : a frontier pathway / Grant Karcich.