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Preceptory token back.jpg
A penny token from the Deseronto lodge of the Royal Black Preceptory, a protestant fraternal society.

The wording around the edge of the coin reads "DESERONTO R. B. P. No.928 * DESERONTO ONT *". In the centre of the coin is a skull and cross bones…

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Photo-postcard of the Canadian Northern Railway station on the southeast corner of Main and Mill Streets, Deseronto, Ontario. On the right of the picture is a Bay of Quinte Railway boxcar. The message on the back of this postcard refers to the…

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William MacDonald Mackintosh (on the right) with a trade-show stand for the Rainbow Protex Company. The firm manufactured auto top dressing and boot polish. Its works were in Deseronto. Mackintosh was a chemist who worked with waterproofing, textiles…

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Detail of wine container, bearing the words "R. ADAMS, WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANT DESERONTO ONT."

Robert Adams is listed in the 1891 census as a 'Liquor Merchant' in Deseronto, Ontario. He was born in Ontario to Irish parents on 30 March 1852…

Mosier family.jpg
This photograph shows Roy, Ruth, Audrey and Vernon Mosier (all siblings). It was taken in Deseronto c.1926-1927.

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Copy of a photograph of Bay View Ranche, the Rathbun family's experimental farm to the north of Deseronto, Ontario, now Fingland's Farm. The large brick house on the left of the shot burnt down in around 1906. In the centre are horse stables and a…

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Scanned copy of a photograph of the Deseronto Fire Department's ambulance, a 1937 Cadillac LaSalle. The vehicle has now been repainted as a US Army ambulance and is currently owned by David Bosco, who lives in France and who provided this photograph.

2010.18.mp3
Oral history interview with Joan van der Voort, who moved to Deseronto in 1980. Her great uncle, Elgin van der Voort, lived in Deseronto and was the town's doctor and active in the United Church. Mrs van der Voort lived in Toronto as a child and her…

2010.19.mp3
Oral history interview with Beverley Boomhour (née Cole), who has lived in Deseronto, Ontario, all her life.

2010.20 (part 3 of 3).mp3
Oral history interview with the Reverend Canon Cyril Betts, Rector of the Parish of Tyendinaga and Chaplain to Her Majesty's Loyal Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte between 1972 and 1979.
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