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Muskoka Traditions Andrew Wagner-Chazalon

Muskoka Traditions

Andrew Wagner-Chazalon

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ISBN : 9781550464443
Hardcover
160 pages
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An insiders tour of a premier vacation destination.Handsomely illustrated, Muskoka Traditions captures the many ways of life that make Ontarios most famous lake district an extraordinary place for generation after generation of residents andMoreAn insiders tour of a premier vacation destination.Handsomely illustrated, Muskoka Traditions captures the many ways of life that make Ontarios most famous lake district an extraordinary place for generation after generation of residents and cottagers. The first embracing dive of the season. Musky woodland hunts for springtimes wild leeks and mushrooms. Exciting annual regattas and glamorous vintage boat shows. Midsummer memories of big-band nights at Dunns Pavilion. A tour aboard the majestic Segwun, the oldest commercial vessel in North America. Piloting a sleek mahogany launch along Millionaires Row. Silent, snowy February days at historic Clevelands House. Its all here in this heartfelt collection of photographs and essays by two of Muskokas longtime residents.You will meet boatbuilders and boat collectors, Native artisans and modern painters, farmers and steamboat engineers, owners of rustic cottages and proprietors of top-notch resorts, and explore how pioneer Muskoka became Ontarios cottage country.With a foreword by Ontario Lieutenant-Governor James Bartleman, this book presents an insiders look at Muskokas rich history and culture.