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Postcards from the Past - Tourism Then and Now

Come Chart your Course and Enjoy

Library Exhibit, 24 May - 30 July, 2002

[Grand Trunk Railway System timetable]

A colourful glimpse into the history of tourism in early Canada, with an emphasis on the Thousand Islands region.

Included in the Exhibit are a range of resources from our Collection dating back to the 18th Century:

  • post cards
  • brochures
  • broadsides
  • posters
  • maps
  • travel accounts


[The Thousand Islands of the St. Lawrence by Hough]
[Thousand Islands: The Venice of America]


[Kingston postcard]
[Postcards display]


The exhibit was curated by Pam Manders and Pat Hitchcock

Last Updated: 19 April 2012

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