Parry Sound

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1907: Construction on the railway trestle that dominates views of Parry Sound.

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1907: Another view of bridge construction.

Courtesy of the Mike Morden Collection

1936: A view of Parry Sound taken from the tower on Tower Hill, featuring the railway trestle at centre.

Courtesy of the Mike Morden Collection

Looking back from the Town Dock towards Parry Sound. A pile of coal has been offloaded for the Beatty Store.

Courtesy of the Mike Morden Collection

1927: First Nations children selling crafts to tourists arriving at the Town Wharf.

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The pleasure boat Emma has sunk at her moorings in Parry Sound's harbour.

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The steamer Majestic moored at the Town Dock.

1859: The Beatty Grocery store, the original heart of Parry Sound, seen shortly after the town's establishment.

Courtesy of the Mike Morden Collection

A family poses for a photo in front of what is now the Bayside Inn.

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Boys mill about on James and Mary Street. The fire hall can be seen in the background.

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1907: A crowd assembles outside the fire hall during a public demonstration.

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The First Baptist Church on James Street survives today.

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1899: Looking north up James Street from Seguin.

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1920s: Looking south on James Street.

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Ships moored at the old smelter dock.

Courtesy of the Mike Morden Collection

1909: A view from Tower Hill of the lumberyards that once dominated Parry Sound's harbour.

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On This Spot Parry Sound is possible through the generous support of these organizations:

Downtown Parry Sound Business Association Museum on Tower Hill

Town of Parry Sound Bayside Inn

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