Old Places
(Washago 1957-1959 and Elliot Lake 1959-1963)
Revisited 2006




Washago, Ontario
(20 km north of Orillia, Ontario)





Severn River in Washago
The road where we lived is on the left side of the river.




Washago - where our house once stood
(View from south to north)
The name of the road is "Hepinstall Landing"
Our house was on the left side of the road,
Up the hill on the left side is Washago's main street: "Muskoka Street"
The Severn River is on the right side.




Same road ("Hepinstall Landing") from the other side
(View from north to south)
Our house was on the right side farther up the road.




 The "Dobson House" up the hill
(View from "our place" up to Muskoka Street)





Washago Public School where I attended first and second grade 1957-1959
I took this photo April 1975, a few weeks before the building was torn down.




St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Washago




Gravenhurst (20 km north of Washago)




Orillia, Ontario




The Orillia Opera House
One of Orillia's most famous sons, Gordon Lightfoot,
has performed here many times.




 Orillia Hospital where Patricia was born




Elliot Lake, Ontario
Ferguson Road 36 and 34
August 1959 - September 1963




Corner Axmith Avenue and Ferguson Road




Axmith Avenue




Elliot Lake Lower Plaza
Where Dad's Radio and TV Shop used to be




Elliot Lake Theatre
Where we went to the movies almost every Saturday afternoon




Ontario Avenue in Elliot Lake
This is where Dad once had his
Electrical Installation and Repair Shop
(about 100 m down the avenue).




Elliot Lake Beach












Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School
Pete, Joe, Sylvia and Bianca attended this school.




In the sixties the left part of the school building was attended by the "English".
And the "French" went to school on the right side.




School Back Yard




Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church








St. Joseph's Hospital in Elliot Lake where Robert was born 1960.
The Lake (Elliot Lake) can be seen behind the hospital.




Elliot Lake as viewed from the Fire Tower




Mount Dufour in Elliot Lake
This is where Dad, Joe and Pete learned how to ski ,,,




Bobby Hull of the Chicago Blackhawks
My favourite hockey player and favourite hockey team since 1961
(Photo taken 2006 by Peter Schinwald at The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto)

Visit my  Chicago Blackhawks  page




"Toronto the Good"










All photographs copyright © 2006 by Peter Schinwald






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