History

From the Oak Plain to the Lakefront

From the Oak Plain to the Lakefront - A Brief History of Clarke Township

First published in 1996, this is the third revised edition. It is a brief history of the township, written from the ‘people’ perspective. Full of anecdotes and facts from the time of the first settlers to the 20th century.

$25

The First 200 Years

The First 200 Years - A Brief History of Darlington Township

A revised and condensed history of the township with tales and anecdotes from the first settlers in 1796 to the commemoration of their arrival, 200 years later.

$25

Built on Faith and Fortitude

Built on Faith and Fortitude - A Brief History of Hope Township

A condensed history of the people who came to Hope Township, the events that touched their lives, their communities, and how they grew, starting with the first white trader in 1788.

$25

Clarington’s Home Children

Clarington's Home Children

The stories of 38 Home Children who were sent to the two townships, Darlington and Clarke, now the Municipality of Clarington in Durham Region, Ontario, Canada.

$25

WW1 Nursing Sisters of Old Durham County

WW1 Nursing Sisters of Old Durham County

Discover the bravery of our Nurses during WW1. The story of 36 WW1 Nursing Sisters from the old county – who they were, where and when they served and what they did after the war. Includes photos of each nurse when available, photos of the field hospitals where they worked in France, Greece, Egypt and England.

$30

Churches of Old Durham County

Churches of Old Durham County

At one time there were over 240 churches in the six townships of the old Durham County, Ontario. Today there are just over 70. What became of these “lost” churches? Why did they close and where did the congregations go? If you are interested in local history, this book is a must for your bookshelf.

$40

Bible Christian Chapels of the Canadian Conference

Bible Christian Chapels of the Canadian Conference

This is the story of where the Bible Christians settled and where they built their chapels – Prince Edward Island, Ontario, Manitoba, and three US States – Ohio, Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.

$20

The Damascus Road

The Damascus Road

The Damascus Road is the story of the Bible Christian ministers who served in Canada and the US between 1831 and 1884.

$20

A Corner for the Preacher

A Corner For the Preacher

This book looks at the Bible Christian Branch of the Methodist Church in North America between 1830 and 1884.

$20

Service in Three Centuries

Service in Three Centuries

The story of the military service of Bowmanville people from the Napoleonic Wars through to the UN and Peacekeepers of today (up to 2008).

$15

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