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A Walk Through Barrie Union Cemetery The Sun did not shine, it was too wet to play, so we sat in the house all that cold, cold wet day. Sorry, Dr. Seuss, I was not about to let some dreary fall weather stop me from going outside to join in on a historical walk through Barrie Union Cemetery.  As my Scottish cousins once pointed out, if they stayed in whenever it rained, they would never [...]

101 Clapperton Street By John Trott Photos provided by the Barrie Historical Archive With apologies to Gordon Lightfoot and Cotton Ginny, there is still a house on the hill. The classic Gothic revival mansion at 101 Clapperton was built between 1874-1875 by a Barrie merchant and politician and commanded a spectacular view of Barrie. Today the house is painted a creamy beige but the steep sloping roof, the multiple cross gables, high windows and asymmetrical [...]