Huntsville’s Main Street looks a little different today, although some of these buildings are still a recognizable part of the downtown streetscape. What do you notice in this photo? Can you guess what year it was taken?
Doesn’t this look like a fun way to spend a summer afternoon? Can you tell which steamship these men are diving from? (Photo courtesy of the Muskoka Heritage Place Collection.)
Do you recognize this Main Street building? Do you know any of its history? (Photo courtesy of Huntsville: More Pictures from the Past, a project by the Heritage Huntsville committee)
How many canoes can one pickup truck hold? A lot. This vintage photo shows an old Algonquin Outfitters pickup stacked with 15 to 16 canoes. We know the year the photo was taken (can you guess when it was?), but not where.
This is the Flaxman Block, built in 1901 by tailor E. Flaxman. Do you know where on Huntsville’s Main Street this building once sat? (Photo courtesy of Muskoka Digital Archives)
What do you recognize in this aerial view of Huntsville’s downtown? Can you guess the year this photo was taken?
This is a view looking west from the lookout. Can you identify any of the buildings? Take a guess at the year, too! Here’s a hint: it wasn’t in this century nor the last. (Photo: Muskoka Heritage Place Collection)
Do you recognize any faces in this photo of the then-Huntsville and Burk’s Falls Ambulance Service? Can you guess the approximate year it was taken? (Photo courtesy of Muskoka Ambulance Communication Service Manager, Judy Moore)