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Sudbury Stories tells city’s history

Sudbury Stories tells city’s history

Articles that appeared in The Story of Our Times, published in 2008 are now available online under the Sudbury Stories tab on the Sudbury Living website.   Who’s Who: Frank Cochrane, forgotten founding father Sudbury should have a monument to or a building named after Frank Cochrane. Most people might assume Sudbury’s Cochrane St. is [...]

January 1, 2018 Vicki Gilhula Lifestyle, Sudbury's Stories 0

Name game

Name game

Ever wonder where a street or town got its name? Marty McAllister did research on the subject. He found some very interesting stories.   If this were a word-association game, and I said “Nickel City”, how many of you would respond with “Sudbury!”? Not a bad answer, but it wouldn’t earn full marks, either. If, [...]

October 18, 2017 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Who’s Who: McCharles Lake named after Aeneas McCharles

Who’s Who: McCharles Lake named after Aeneas McCharles

Aeneas McCharles was an early prospector and pioneer in Greater Sudbury. His book, Bemocked of Destiny, was published in 1908, two years after his death. It has been used by historians reasearching the first years of Canada. In the book McCharles wrote about growing up in Cape Breton and southern Ontario, and his experiences in [...]

October 3, 2013 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories, Uncategorized 0

Sudbury’s buried history

Sudbury’s buried history

Much of Sudbury’s rich history is buried – literally- where Regent Street meets Lorne in a sleepy plot of land surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the 21st century. The Eyre and Anglican cemeteries are the final resting places of pioneers such as Frederick Eyre, Moses Gatchell and William McVittie. Members of the Sudbury [...]

July 1, 2012 Vicki Gilhula Sudbury's Stories 0

First families: The Howeys

First families: The Howeys

Howey Dr. Is named after Sudbury’s first doctor, William Howard Howey and his wife, Florence, who wrote one of the earliest histories of the area. After graduating from medical school at McGill, William (1855-1929) was hired by the CPR to work at temporary townsites as the railway was being built west from North Bay. After [...]

June 1, 2012 Vicki Gilhula Sudbury's Stories 0