Exile Air: World War II’s “Little Norway” in Toronto and Muskoka
The remarkable story of “Little Norway,” and the courageous young Norwegians who trained there during World War II.
Gravenhurst: Early Days, Early Ways
Gravenhurst’s first 40 years involved lumbering, wildly successful while the trees lasted. A dash of agriculture failed, except for feeding the tree cutters. The railway’s arrival in 1875 provided an alternative to steamboats and encouraged tourism. Follow the evolution of a pioneering industrial community on the Canadian Shield.
Curing Tuberculosis in Muskoka: Canada’s First Sanatoria
This is the story of Canada’s first tuberculosis sanatorium, built in Gravenhurst at the turn of the 20th century, and four other sanatoria which followed it–all fighting a killer disease.