Postcard Memories is a weekly series of historic postcard views and photos submitted by Marcel Rousseau. Some were previously published by the Orillia Museum of Art and History and in the book Postcard Memories Orillia. You can take a trip down memory lane with us each Saturday morning!
This late 1950s view of Orillia’s downtown shows Colborne Street, on the right, and Mississaga Street from Wyandotte to the lake.
On the right side of
Going north on Andrew Street between Colborne and Misissaga streets, the building with the large roof is the Orillia Curling Club.
On the northeast corner of Andrew and Mississaga streets, this side of the Opera House, is the public library with its original façade.
On the left side of the card, the large white building facing Coldwater Road is the Orillia Creamery, now the location of a large apartment building.