Tales from the Townships

Stories from the Lower Bay of Quinte region of the early settlers, the 1812 war, a jail-break, wildlife and sport actives.

ISBN 978-1-7751082-0-7
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That Reminds Me

by Ross C. Morton
Released September, 2017
That Reminds Me is an autobiographical reflection by Ross C. Morton as a farm kid in the great depression, flying with the Royal Air Force in WW 11, employment at a chemical plant, caring for his spouse who was stricken with Alzheimer’s and life in the Bay of Quinte region.

Where to Purchase

Directly from the Author Please use the contact form to inquire about mail orders directly from the author and indicate “Purchase Inquiry” in your message.

 

Where to Locate

In Canada:
Guelph Public Library,
The Ontario Historical Society.


ISBN 978-0-9686111-3-5
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Tales From The Townships

by Ross C. Morton
Released September, 2014
A brief geography and history of the lower Bay of Quinte territory. The arrival of the United Empire Loyalist and an account of later families who settled in the district. The regions involvement in the War of 1812 and a telling of recreation activities from the late 1800s as well as a jail break, pranks and encounters with animal life few have the opportunity to experience.

Where to Purchase

Directly from the Author Please use the contact form to inquire about mail orders directly from the author and indicate “Purchase Inquiry” in your message.

 

Where to Locate

In Canada:
Guelph Public Library,
The Ontario Historical Society.

In the USA:
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, USA.


ISBN 0-9683010-0-2
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The Life and Times of a
One-Room School

by Ross C. Morton
Released September, 1997
A look at early rural education describing the working conditions for teachers and the students activities at the Conway Public School (1875-1966) many akin to other one-room schools across Ontario. Memories of Christmas concerts, school yard games and practical jokes are shared by students, teacher and author. Names of students, teachers and trustees.

This book could prove to be a wealth of information for those looking for family links from the past and present.

Where to Purchase

Adolphustown-Fredericksburgh Heritage Committee http://www.sfredheritage.on.ca

 

Where to Locate

In Canada:
Guelph Public Library,
The Ontario Historical Society,
Toronto Public Library,
Tyndale University College & Seminary.

In the USA:
Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne,
Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI, USA.

Ross C. Morton

Canadian Author, Ross C. Morton, lived on a farm during the Great Depression, went to a one- room country school, took a high school commercial course and served overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the second World War.