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Author Carter, Robert Terence.
Title Newmarket : the heart of York Region : an illustrated history / by Robert Terence Carter.
Imprint Toronto, Canada ; Niagara Falls, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dundurn Press ; New Market, Ont. : Elm Tree House Publishers, [1994]

Author Carter, Robert Terence.
Subject Newmarket (Ont.) -- History.
Description 1 online resource (104 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 101) and index.
Contents Foreword; 1. The Settlers' Trail; 2. Heart of the Rebellion; 3. The Growth Years; 4. The Late Victorians; 5. Wars, Depression and an Uncertain Future; 6. Boom Times Return; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In the early 1800s, Timothy Robers, a Quaker millwright from Vermont, drew a flourishing community of fellow Quakers to the area which became the new-market for settles and traders. It soon became the commercial hub of a rich farming area. By the mid-1800s it was a central point on the Ontario, Simcoe, and Huron Railway. Over the following decades, gas deposits were cofirmed there and a barge canalw as built along with a street railway. In the early 20th century Newmarket languished through a long period of slow growth -- wars and the Depression took a terrible toll on the small town. Yet i.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781554882427 (electronic bk.)
1554882427 (electronic bk.)
9781459713451 (electronic bk.)
1459713451 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 279173623
Additional Format Print version: Carter, Robert Terence. Newmarket. Toronto, Canada ; Niagara Falls, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dundurn Press ; New Market, Ont. : Elm Tree House Publishers, ©1994 1550022229 9781550022223 (DLC) 95128286 (OCoLC)33405696

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