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Accession Number: 97-1010

Title

Kawartha Rail-Trail collection.-- 1991-1995. -- 6 items.

Biography / History

"Kawartha Rail-Trail is a community basednon-profit organization committed to the public ownership of abandonedCanadian National Railway (C.N.R.) lines in the Kawartha LakesRegion for recreation, conservation, and heritage purposes."(Taken from Kawartha Rail-Trail brochure in this accession). Todate, Kawartha Rail-Trail extends from Lindsay in the west toHastings in the east and Lakefield in the north. Kawartha Rail-Trailis a small part of the national Canadian Rails to Greenways Networkand the Ontario Trail Council. Kawartha Rail-Trail has the potentialto link its development to other developments existing in adjacentareas.

Custodial History

This collection was in the custody of BernadineDodge before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a covering letterproviding some historical background of the Rail Trail movement,a bibliography on the subject, two issues of the organization'speriodical, a map of Southern Ontario called "Trails forToday and Tomorrow" showing proposed trails and green-ways,and a folder outlining Kawartha Rail Trails.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the collection.

This collection was donated by Bernadine Dodge.

Restrictions: N