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Postcard Memories

Can you recognize this area of Orillia?

Can you recognize this area of Orillia?

Take a trip down Memory Lane to Westmount Drive neighbourhood circa 1955
It started as Red Cross Hospital and was transformed into Orchard Point Inn

It started as Red Cross Hospital and was transformed into Orchard Point Inn

Take a trip down Memory Lane to this Orchard Point locale that became a popular summer resort
Downtown stationery store was a local landmark for many years

Downtown stationery store was a local landmark for many years

Shopkeeper was active in promoting Orillia and its tourist trade, publishing souvenir books and postcards
Opera House tower was never rebuilt after devastating fire of 1915

Opera House tower was never rebuilt after devastating fire of 1915

Skyline of Orillia looked dramatically different 100 years ago
OSMH looking healthy and hale in 1960

OSMH looking healthy and hale in 1960

Trip down Memory Lane shows a dramatically different hospital than today's modern facility
Old stone mill in Atherley was demolished in early 1900s

Old stone mill in Atherley was demolished in early 1900s

Stones from former mill were used to build homes in Atherley
What a difference a century makes!

What a difference a century makes!

Trip down Memory Lane provides glimpse into Mississaga Street from 1915
Postcard memories from the past

Postcard memories from the past

This week's trip down Memory Lane captures a busy beach, circa 1910
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Couchiching Beach Park was a busy place in the 1950s
Take a trip down Memory Lane

Take a trip down Memory Lane

Fabled house had roller rink on third floor