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Beautiful Temperanceville, Now Known as Fonthill, Interestingly Described by F. Emmett Kinsman

{Welland Tribune, 27 April 1936 }

Below is noted a striking address by Florence Emmett Kinsman upon the  historical background of Fonthill given before Fonthill W.I. on April 8th.

“Everytime through the year that I have looked at our program and seen that item “Historical Research” followed by my name, it has sent shivers up and down my spine, however. I hope you will find it as interesting to listen to as I have the preparation of it.

“Historical Research” is far too learned and awe-inspiring a name to be applied to my paper this afternoon, so I have decided it should rather be called “Reminiscences of one who was born and reared in Fonthill, and hopes, God willing, to spend several more years here.”

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