It was the Forgotten Mysteries 1947 book by R. Dewitt Miller that I stumbled upon and the local article to connect the two to find out that Mr. and Mrs. Blochin were the owners of the Bencruachan Kennnels and a couple who started the first pet cemetery in Canada here in Aurora. Read More »
The Petch house is getting a lot of attention in THE AURORA and The Banner lately. Lengthy articles are written. Columns are filled with letters to the editor. The Petch house itself is being prepared for the move. Read More »
I find beauty everywhere and I found beauty in the Petch House that once housed many families here in Aurora grounds. An old decaying log house now embraced by nature is standing alone and waiting for the day that will be alive again. Read More »
Motivated about the recent historic Aurora's J. Fleury's Sons advertisement printed in The Auroran [Week of April 26, 2011, pg 4], I thought I look for patents that were filed by residents or businesses in Aurora. Read More »
Just before the Easter weekend I had my first photo journey to the Petch house - yes, I was invited inside. It was very interesting and inspiring journey to be part of - to explore the 167 years old family house built in Aurora. Read More »
In couple of days I will explore the insides of the Petch House located on Leslie Street, Town of Aurora, and I will be allowed to take some pictures. Stayed tuned for an update and my experience of a life in early 1800s. Read More »
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