Winnipeg the Bear, the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh”, is seen here with Lt. Harry Colebourn when she was the unofficial mascot of a Canadian cavalry regiment in 1914 - [[MORE]] namraka: Winnipeg, or Winnie, August 1914 – 12 May was the.
unit 11 orphan children bound for Canada In one of the most Draconian movements in the history of emigration, Britain's "surplus children," including orphans were sent to Canada as farm labour. (courtesy Library and Archives
Laura Secord (September 1775 - October was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams.
Laura Smith Haviland, a devout Quaker and part of the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society. It was the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. The Haviland farm purportedly was the first station of the Underground Railroad established in Michigan.
Farley McGill Mowat born in Belleville, Ontario, May A conservationist and one of Canada's most widely-read authors. His works have been translated into 52 languages and he has sold more than 14 million books.
The Donnelly Homestead, Lucan, Ontario, Canada - 5 members of this family (parents & three children) brutally murdered by a mob here on Feb.4,1880 - former owners substantiate the story that horses will not pass this property on the trail, all family members have been seen over the years, footsteps and screams in the barn, objects move around