Come on Over! 2nd Edition

By (author): Dieter K. Buse

A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America’s most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Where Winnie the Pooh, Grey Owl and Shania Twain lived? Come On Over! features 42 separate articles focusing on over 100 cities, towns, and villages, the Anishinabek and Mushkegowuk First Nations in the region, and shared natural, historical and social features, such as rivers, waterfalls, railways, parks, recreation, fires, food, birds and birding, and early explorers.

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Dieter K. Buse

Dieter K. Buse is professors emeriti of the History Department at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Over his career, they have published many academic books and articles, as well as journalistic pieces, many on Northeastern Ontario, where they have travelled extensively obtaining information from historians, geographers, and librarians who have researched specific aspects of the area.


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A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America’s most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Where Winnie the Pooh, Grey Owl and Shania Twain lived? Come On Over! features 42 separate articles focusing on over 100 cities, towns, and villages, the Anishinabek and Mushkegowuk First Nations in the region, and shared natural, historical and social features, such as rivers, waterfalls, railways, parks, recreation, fires, food, birds and birding, and early explorers.

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Dimensions:

200 Pages
10in * 7in * 1in
1lb

Published:

May 25, 2024

Country of Publication:

CA

ISBN:

9781988989648

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Language:

eng

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