Tag Archives: Ontario

Dai Vernon – The Man Who Fooled Houdini

  Dai Vernon (June 11, 1894 – August 21, 1992) – born David Frederick Wingfield Verner, in Ottawa,Canada, was and still is  known  for his contributions to the world of magic. Vernon’s interest in magic was passed down to him … Continue reading

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A World Discovered: Unit 1

  A World Discovered – by L.A ‘Code’ & E. L. Daniher Illustrated by M. ‘Lovejoy’ & S. Flannery Published by J.M. Dent & Sons                         Worldcat Identities: A World … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs

Proverbs:  1. “Faith is the bird that sings at night.” 2. “Every mother crow thinks her own little crow is the blackest.” 3.“Forbidden fruit creates many jams” 4.”We grow too soon old and too late smart” 5. “Children and fools … Continue reading

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Hilarious House of Frightenstein -The Best Of Children’s TV

    Hilarious House of Frightenstein – the very best children’s television show that ever was.    

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Public School Grammar – Canada Publishing Company (Limited) 1899

  The Public School Grammar textbook issued in the Province of Ontario in the City of Toronto by H. L. Strang, B.A., Principal Goderich Collegiate Institute and published by Canada Publishing Company (Limited) 1899 – front cover to Page 7 … Continue reading

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The Witch of New Dundee

About the year 1800, an old woman said to be a witch lived in New Dundee, northwest of Roseville, Ontario. It was said she possessed a copy of The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses and that she would use … Continue reading

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