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Let's talk about the Hollinger Mine office building

Let's talk about the Hollinger Mine office building

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back the Hollinger office building, a neglected landmark which will soon pass into memory, represents at once one of the most productive periods of mining in Timmins and a cherished site which was the pride of the community
The heydays of horse racing in Timmins

The heydays of horse racing in Timmins

In this edition of Remember This, with the horse racing season well underway, the Timmins museum takes a look at the harness racing calendar in Timmins 90 odd years ago; such sporting events were a huge draw to keen spectators and owners from across the North. 
When the 'bucket line' was a marker of local productivity

When the 'bucket line' was a marker of local productivity

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the Hollinger aerial tram
The birth of the union movement in Timmins

The birth of the union movement in Timmins

With the recent passing of May Day, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre takes the opportunity to reflect on labour relations and, more specifically, our regional identity which from the onset has had a distinctly left leaning spirit.
Splish splash: Diving into the cool waters of the Schumacher Pool

Splish splash: Diving into the cool waters of the Schumacher Pool

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the glorious summer when the Schumacher pool opened
The legacy of the Great War in Timmins

The legacy of the Great War in Timmins

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on the particular way Timmins has always marked the Battle of Vimy Ridge
How sports teams changed in the gold camp

How sports teams changed in the gold camp

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back on post-season soccer in 1957
The long and winding history of knitting bees in Timmins

The long and winding history of knitting bees in Timmins

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre recalls that during the Second World War, hundreds of thousands of Canadian volunteers knit millions of items to be sent overseas, and the Porcupine gold camp stepped up to the challenge!
The golden age of the Timmins garden

The golden age of the Timmins garden

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre reminds us that the long awaited arrival of spring, then as now, was a time to lay the groundwork for a productive vegetable patch or attractive flower bed — when the snow finally disappeared, that is.
Do you remember a time when there were only 16 TVs in Timmins?

Do you remember a time when there were only 16 TVs in Timmins?

In this edition of Remember This, the Timmins Museum: National Exhibition Centre looks back at the local broadcasting station CFCL-TV.