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The TALES you probably never heard about

TALES to tell and MUSINGS to mind!

This is where you will find interesting TALES of the various people that lived in and around Welland during the 1800s and 1900s.

We’ve also introduced a new subcategory: HISTORICAL MUSINGS by select featured authors.

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[Welland Tribune, 22 February, 1889]

The past year has been one of progress for Wellandport, and the coming season promises to add materially to the business and “good looks” of our village….The Messrs. Heslop Bros., who have purchased the flouring mills here, are practical men who are sure to draw large patronage as soon as they get their modern machinery in position. They intend putting in a full roller mill of fifty barrel capacity. Work will begin at once and will be completed in about six weeks. The rolls are from the famous works of G.T. Smith, Stratford, whose name alone stamps the system as one of the best on the continent. ….Mr. Wm. Stewart has purchased from Mr. Eitle the machines used in the manufacture of cheese-boxes and fruit baskets, and is now engaged in the erection of a building with a view of carrying on that business in future. Read the rest of this entry »

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