PHOTOlog | gingerbread house in winter SIMCOE

ontario gothic farmhouse, historical mill

Paint required in Hillsdale, Ontario. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, September 2011

ontario gothic farmhouse in winter, gingerbread bargeboard

Cozy brick farmhouse tucked against a ridge on Line 8 North. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, February 2015

SIMCOE County | Medonte Township

PHOTOlog | a fall drive ONTARIO

early ontario brick farmhouse with gingerbread trim

A red brick Ontario Gothic farmhouse at Leaskdale. The “wing” with the cornice-returns may be the earliest-built. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, October 2015

Impressive grave memorial, byzantine-style crypt, Ontario, Canada

The Thomas Foster memorial, a Byzantine-style crypt built by a former Toronto mayor in 1935. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, October 2015

ONTARIO County | Scott Township

PHOTOlog | a victorian compromise MIDDLESEX

Victorian yellow-brick homes in Mossley, Ontario

Gingerbread trim in Mossley, a community, which by 1864 needed a better name than ‘The Corners’, finally settling on a combination of two local surnames – the Mossips and the Lees. Photo credit: Lisa Rance June 2015

MIDDLESEX County | Dorchester North Township

PHOTOlog | victorian lady VICTORIA

victorian architecture, ontario, canada

150 year old Victorian lady at 63 Regent St. in Lindsay. Elegant with its brick quoining and ornate verandah, built 1870. Photo credit: Lisa Rance – May 2015

VICTORIA County | Ops Township

PHOTOlog | gingerbread trim BRUCE

Tara, Ontario, historical, bargeboard, trim

Tasty-looking gingerbread trim in Tara. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2015

BRUCE County | Arran Township

PHOTOlog | antique store GREY

Dundalk, Ontario, antique, mercantile, trim

Pressed tin ceiling and statue in antique store, Dundalk. Photo credit: Lisa Rance April 2014

GREY County | Proton Township

PHOTOlog | what’s not to love? WELLINGTON

picturesque village, Eden Mills near Guelph

The picturesque village of Eden Mills. So many beautiful historical buildings! Even a water-wheel. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2014

picturesque village, Eden Mills near Guelph

And gardens. Great pride shown in this town! Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2014

WELLINGTON County | Eramosa Township

PHOTOlog | cobblestone construction HASTINGS

Belleville, Trenton, Ontario, historical, cobblestone, stone masonry, gingerbread

The 1855 Harry-Thompson House, 732 Bonisteel Rd. Cobblestone construction using Trent River stone, a style influenced by United Empire Loyalists from the Erie Canal area of New York state. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, October 2011

Belleville, Ontario, historical, cobblestone, masonry

The Roblin-Gilbert House, before 1860, 2 Roblin Road, now a gift shop. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, October 2011

HASTINGS County | Sidney Township