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Top 125 Unusual Things to See in Ontario


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4th Edition Revised and Expanded 


Author: Ron Brown

Ontario just got 125 times more unusual! Features 10 new destinations.

"(The author) has the gift of finding lots of things interesting and of them being able to write beautifully about those things."
-- Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal

In his relentless quest to discover the unusual, Ron Brown has traveled nearly every road in Ontario. Since this book's previous edition, Top 125 Unusual Things to See in Ontario, he has been traveling again. There are now 125 unusual locations to see in Ontario.

Thoroughly researched and written in an inviting style, descriptions offer fascinating stories with background, location and accompanying color photographs. Most places are easy to reach from Ontario's major population centers and bordering American cities and towns.

The 10 new locations are:

Eastern Ontario
1. 'Round and 'Round We Go: The Roseneath Carousel
2. The Symbolic Cenotaph: Alderville First Nation
3. Buckhorn: Ontario's "Boulder City"

South-Western Ontario
4. Lake Erie's Cold War Submarine: HMCS Ojibwa
5. The Ghost Squirrels of Exeter

Central Ontario and Toronto Area:
6. The Kewatin Is Home: Port McNicol
7. The Hookers of Port Credit (Stone-Hooker's That Is)
8. Toronto' Most Unusual Cemetery: The Taber Hill Ossuary

Cottage Country and Northern Ontario
9. A Touch of Asia: The Thunder Bay Pagoda
10. Stories on the Rock: The Agawa Pictographs

In Top 125 Unusual Things to See in Ontario, all entries are updated and grouped by location. Detailed maps pinpoint every location.


Ron Brown has written a dozen books on Ontario's ghost towns and roadside attractions (both natural and unnatural). He is a frequent contributor to CBC Radio, and his travel articles have appeared in North American newspapers and magazines. He lives in Toronto.


Price: $26.20 (GST included)

Paperback: 272 pages.