Old Places in Ontario, Canada
(Washago 1957-1959 and Elliot Lake 1959-1963)
(20 km north of Orillia,
Severn River in Washago
The road where we lived (Hepinstall Landing) is on the left side of the river.
Washago - where our house once
(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:
The Severn River is on the right side.
road ("Hepinstall Landing") from the other side
(View from north to south)
Our house was on the right side farther up the road.
"Dobson House" up the hill
(View from "our place" up to Muskoka Street)
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.
Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in Washago
(20 km north of Washago)
The Orillia Opera House
most famous son, Gordon
has performed here many times.
Hospital where Patricia was born
Elliot Lake, Ontario
Ferguson Road 36 and 34
August 1959 - September 1963
Corner Axmith Avenue and
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
This is where Dad
once had his
and Repair Shop
(about 100 m down the avenue).
Elliot Lake Beach
Our Lady of Lourdes
Pete, Joe, Sylvia and Bianca attended this school.
In the sixties the left part of the school building was attended by the
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
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
"Toronto the Good"
photographs copyright © 2006 by Peter Schinwald