History of French River

Collection of various articles, pictures, ads, and more about the #FrenchRiver area in #DiscoverON Canada.
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Sudbury, Ontario circa 1942... something about mining towns. :)

Sudbury, Canada – Giant Nickels, Hard Rock Miners, Hard Luck Cases, and UFO Abductees

Vintage Musky - Could have been from Ontario but cannot confirm. Fortunately the handling of big muskies have improved over the years.  #Fishing #Musky #VintagePhoto

Vintage Musky - Could have been from Ontario but cannot confirm. Fortunately the handling of big muskies have improved over the years.

SUDBURY , Ontario, Canada, 50-60s ; Elm Street & Durham Street

SUDBURY , Ontario, Canada, 50-60s ; Elm Street & Durham Street

French River Visitor Centre / Baird Sampson Neuert Architects

French River Visitor Centre / Baird Sampson Neuert Architects

Image 1 of 12 from gallery of French River Visitor Centre / Baird Sampson Neuert Architects. Photograph by Tom Arban

French River PP Fisherman catching Whitefish off the #FrenchRiverDelta (@frenchriverpp) | Twitter

French River PP Fisherman catching Whitefish off the (

May/June issue of Muskies Inc Magazine featuring Bear's Den Lodge with a story "A Muskie for Father's Day" on pages 26 & 27.

May/June issue of Muskies Inc Magazine featuring Bear's Den Lodge with a story "A Muskie for Father's Day" on pages 26 &

Excerpt by Betty Blair-Smith, recounting her memories of the French River and Bear's Den Lodge 1967-1973

Memories of Bear's Den Lodge 1967-1973

Excerpt by Betty Blair-Smith, recounting her memories of the French River and Bear's Den Lodge

Culture and history of the Totem Pole. Algonquin Outfitters (@algonquinoutfit) | Twitter

Culture and history of the Totem Pole.

How people used to transport goods through the French River trade canoe route.

How people used to transport goods through the French River trade canoe route.

French River 1925 picture provided by McCord Museum.

French River 1925 picture provided by McCord Museum.

The Cozy Main Lodge - History of the #FrenchRiver #BearsDenLodge

The Cozy Main Lodge

The Cozy Main Lodge - History of the

Happy 150th Birthday Canada! Join us on the French River for celebrating Canada Day!

Happy 150th Birthday Canada! Join us on the French River for celebrating Canada Day!

Page 26 of Muskies Inc. Magazine for the story of "A Muskie for Father's Day" in the May/June issue recounted by Joe Barefoot of Chris Burnette and Harry Haddix's weeklong fishing trip at Bear's Den Lodge, French River Ontario Canada.

Page 26 of Muskies Inc. Magazine for the story of "A Muskie for Father's Day" in the May/June issue recounted by Joe Barefoot of Chris Burnette and Harry Haddix's weeklong fishing trip at Bear's Den Lodge, French River Ontario Canada.

Page 27 of Muskies Inc. Magazine for the story of "A Muskie for Father's Day" recounted by Joe Barefoot of Chris Burnette and Harry Haddix's weeklong fishing trip at Bear's Den Lodge, French River Ontario Canada.

Page 27 of Muskies Inc. Magazine for the story of "A Muskie for Father's Day" recounted by Joe Barefoot of Chris Burnette and Harry Haddix's weeklong fishing trip at Bear's Den Lodge, French River Ontario Canada.

If history had gone a little different, you would be looking at freighters navigating a feature of the Ontario that almost was–the Georgian Bay Ship Canal.

As you cross the largest snowmobile bridge in the world on the French River, consider the magnificent view.

A great video from Travel Ontario's Youtube Channel about the creating a birch canoe and the history behind it.   The quoted statement below best describes the video.  Enjoy.   "Discover the different ways Ontarians have connected to our natural environment, each other and themselves through paddling. This film captures the human connection and bond created by Canada’s well-known craft & symbol, the canoe. Through the stories of five paddlers across the province of Ontario, Canada"

Discover the different ways Ontarians have connected to our natural environment, each other and themselves through paddling. This film captures the human con.

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