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Old Muskoka: Century Cottages & Summer Estates

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An insider's guide to a nostalgic tour.

Illustrated with scores of exceptional historic and contemporary photographs, this book describes 40 noteworthy century-old summer cottages and estates.

Muskoka has long been Ontario's most glamorous lake district, the holiday retreat of choice for generations of successful Americans and Canadians. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, in
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Published September 6th 2003 by Boston Mills Press
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Gabriele Wills
Mar 28, 2009 Gabriele Wills rated it really liked it
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Through the architecture of "cottages" - lakeside summer homes - and the people who owned them, we get a glimpse of life in the renowned lake district of Muskoka in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. Just 100 miles north of Toronto, Muskoka is a land of pristine lakes, sparkling granite, and fragrant pines. Once discovered as an idyllic place to escape the heat and pollution of cities, it became the summer playground of the adventuresome and affluent from nearby parts of Canada and the U.S. Wheth ...more
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