Island tour

Longtime Friends Launch Toronto Island Tour

Toronto Island was originally a peninsula that jutted into Lake Ontario from the east end of Toronto. In 1858, a violent storm caused waves to cross it, separating it from the mainland and transforming it into the collection of islands it is today. Prior to European settlement, the land was a sacred place for Indigenous […]

Island tour

The Marathon County Historical Society will lead the Barker-Stewart Island tour

WAUSAU – There were no houses, malls or streets when the first European settlers came to Wausau. But there was a vast, seemingly endless sea of ​​trees, which the settlers were about to use to their advantage. Shortly after the first inhabitants built their houses, the timber trade began to flourish, in the second half […]