The new season officially arrived last week and with it a reminder of just how beautiful our landscape is. In this vintage postcard, people are enjoying the fall colours from the chairlift at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area. Do you know their vantage point? Can you guess the approximate year this photo was taken?
The faces of Huntsville’s Main Street have changed over the decades. Many of the businesses you can see here no longer exist. How many do you recognize? We don’t have a date associated with this photo—can you help us determine when it was taken?
For decades, the Empire Hotel—and its predecessor, the Dominion Hotel—was once a formidable presence at the corner of Main and Centre streets. Can you guess the year this photo was taken? Do you recall any of the businesses that occupied the shops at street level?
This week, an old postcard of Huntsville’s Main Street. We don’t know what date this image was taken. Can any Doppler readers take a guess based on what’s in the photo?
This week, the SS Algonquin passes through the swing bridge. Do you know what year she was retired from service?
This week we go waaaaay back in Huntsville’s history. Can you identify this building? (Photo courtesy of Ontario Heritage Trust)
This week: A vintage photo of boats and ships on the Muskoka River. Do you recognize anything in the landscape?
It’s not hard to figure out how One Tree Island got its name. Do you know which of Huntsville’s lakes this island calls home? Can you tell us anything else about it?