The Lake Erie Shore: Ontario's Forgotten South Coast

The Lake Erie Shore: Ontario's Forgotten South Coast

by Ron Brown
     
 

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The Lake Erie shoreline has born witness to some of Ontario’s earliest history, yet remains largely unspoiled. Much of the area’s natural features - the wetlands, the Carolinian forests - and its built heritage - fishing ports and military ramparts - provide much of interest for vistors to the region.

Ron Brown has traversed this most southern

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The Lake Erie shoreline has born witness to some of Ontario’s earliest history, yet remains largely unspoiled. Much of the area’s natural features - the wetlands, the Carolinian forests - and its built heritage - fishing ports and military ramparts - provide much of interest for vistors to the region.

Ron Brown has traversed this most southern coast line in Ontario, fleshing out forgotten stories of the past, from accounts of the world’s largest freshwater fishing fleet, War of 1812 skirmishes, links with the Underground Railroad, forgotten outposts and canals, the introduction of wineries, and the legacy of the many appealing towns and villages that hug the shoreline.

Editorial Reviews

Chatham Daily News

The Lake Erie Shore: Ontario's Forgotten South Coast makes for great reading. Brown has traversed this most southern coastline in Ontario fleshing out forgotten stories of the past, from accounts of the world's largest freshwater fishing fleet, War of 1812 skirmishes, links with the underground Railroad, forgotten outposts and canals, the introduction of wineries and the legacy of the many appealing towns and villages that hug the shoreline.

Sentinel-Review

"Some embrace this book for its history, others for its guidance of the area."

From the Publisher

The Lake Erie Shore: Ontario's Forgotten South Coast makes for great reading. Brown has traversed this most southern coastline in Ontario fleshing out forgotten stories of the past, from accounts of the world's largest freshwater fishing fleet, War of 1812 skirmishes, links with the underground Railroad, forgotten outposts and canals, the introduction of wineries and the legacy of the many appealing towns and villages that hug the shoreline.

"Some embrace this book for its history, others for its guidance of the area."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770706057
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
04/20/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
7 MB

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"Some embrace this book for its history, others for its guidance of the area."

Meet the Author

Ron Brown has published many books including Back Roads of Ontario, Toronto's Lost Villages, and Ontario's Ghost Town Heritage. He is a member of the Travel Media Association of Canada and chaired The Writers' Union of Canada. He lives in Toronto.


Ron Brown is a geographer and travel author of more than twenty books, including Rails to the Atlantic, The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, and Back Roads of Ontario. He is past chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada and leads tours of Ontario’s unusual sights. He lives in Toronto.

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