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BOOK - Stories of Ancaster
By Jim Green. Edited by Aline Chan
Published by Ancaster Township Historical Society, Ancaster, 2013

Coil bound... 14.95 (C$)


This book contains a collection of historical and biographical sketches of people and events that are part of the history of Ancaaster, Ontario. Generously illustrated with old photogaphs and illustrations.

Stories of Ancaster was compiled and written by the Historian of Ancaster, Jim Green who is locally known as "Mr. Ancaster".

Contents include:
  • Introduction
  • Foreword
  • Editorial
  • COMMENTS
  • CONTENTS
  • THE RED MILL
  • THE HOUSE WITH 33 ROOMS
  • WILSON MILLS
  • WILLIAM FARMER
  • A PICTURE TELLS A STORY
  • ROAD GRADER
  • INCOME TAX INTRODUCED INTO HOUSE 1917
  • JEAN BAPTISTE ROUSSEAU
  • ANCASTER EARLY SUPPLY LINE AND EXPANSION
  • NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY
  • ANCASTER CARRIAGE WORKS
  • SALTFLEET,1792-1973
  • DUFF'S CORNERS
  • JERSEYVILLE ROAD - THE STORIES BENEATH IT
  • MEMORIES OF THE OLD DUTCH MILL
  • MINERAL SPRINGS
  • PADDY GREENE
  • BULMER'S GLEN
  • ISAAC KELLY & THE BROADBENT MILLS
  • ANCASTER MOUNTAIN MILL
  • ANCASTER RADIAL LINE
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS
  • ANCASTER POSTAL HISTORY
  • BLACKSMITH DAUGHTER PART OF ROAD LEGEND
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS
  • ANCASTER POSTAL HISTORY
  • BLACKSMITH DAUGHTER PART OF ROAD LEGEND
  • HISTORIC PADDY GREEN STEAM SHOVEL
  • EVERY PAINTING TELLS A STORY
  • ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE
  • 100-YEAR-OLD GRAVE MATTER MYSTERY
  • ANCASTER'S HIDDEN GEM
  • NEWTON INN
  • ANCASTER MOUNTAIN MILL
  • SALTFLEET
  • SULPHUR SPRINGS
  • ENTREPRENEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE
  • ALEX GORDON FARM
  • GRAVE MATTER MYSTERY
  • POLICE VILLAGE OF ANCASTER
  • THE LEGEND OF OLD 99
  • VINTAGE POSTCARDS
  • ANCASTER OIL WELL, 1922
  • FIDDLERS GREEN ROAD
  • HISTORIC STEAM SHOVEL RISES AGAIN
  • My FAIR LADY MILK WAGON
  • JIM'S STUDEBAKER YEARS
  • TOWERS BROUGHT CLEAN WATER SUPPLY
  • Jim's Retirement Auction
  • Colophon

  • Editor Aline Chan shares that "This book showcases Jim's knowledge and love of local history and is [published] in honour of Jim's tireless work to preserve the stories of the men and women who came before us."

    8.5 X 11"
    65 Pages
    Coilbound
    Photographs
    Illustrations
    Published by Ancaster Township Historical Society, Ancaster, 2013
    ISBN [none]





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