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John McIntyre


I thought perhaps it was time to return to some of the places in Aurora I had not visited in a while. It is hard to believe that almost seven years passed by since my last visit to the Aurora Cemetery. It was that many years ago I was tipped off about the location in …

What is happening with the Petch Log House? Nobody knows. However, I am sure that eventually our Town will figure something out and find some practical use for the restored Petch Log House. The house is currently located in the Aurora Community Arboretum on John West Way near Aurora Senior’s Centre. This is not the original location of the house though. …

By John McIntyre, Aurora ON. Great story about the Lundy log house! I first heard of this house about three years ago when Joe Lundy, who was born there over eighty years ago, brought it to my attention. He took me to the house where we trespassed our way into the cellar to see some of …

I like log houses. I like brick houses too but I still like log houses more. I grew up in both. I enjoyed both. My great grandmother used to have a log house on the mountain side near a shallow river (Southern Poland). A beautiful sight. My grandparents nearby had a log animal barn attached …