Bob Lake Association

Category: History


The Bob Lake History – Chapter 13

Goodbye January, and one month closer to cottage season!! To help you pass the time we’re releasing Chapter 13 in Greg Pyke’s The Bob Lake History series. This is a must-read chapter that you’re sure to enjoy – all about…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 12

Happy New Year!! What better way to welcome in 2022 then to checkout the newly released Chapter 12 in Greg Pyke’s The Bob Lake History series – the name of our lake and cottage associations. The next four chapters deal…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 11

Announcing a very special treat as we put the wraps on 2021 – the release of Chapter 11 in Greg Pyke’s The Bob Lake History series – the all picture edition! Admit it – the pictures are your favourite part!!…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 10

Announcing the release of Chapter 10 in Greg Pyke’s The Bob Lake History series entitled The Growth of Minden and Area (1946-1964). Uncover fascinating details on the beginnings behind many very recognizable elements of Minden and Bob Lake, as Greg…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 9

Here’s another Bob Lake History chapter – just in time before the snow flies!! Check out Chapter 9 covering the growth of Minden and area from 1930 to 1946.

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 8

As we begin to put a wrap on the 2021 cottaging season, and reflect on Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, why not enjoy the next chapter in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History! Check out…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 7

What better way to enjoy summer (finally here!!) at the cottage than checking out Chapter 7 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History?!? This chapter covers the Minden area developments from 1885 to 1904 – a hundred years…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 6

It’s that time again!! Announcing Chapter 6 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History!! This chapter covers the growth of Minden from 1871 to 1884. Get your history on!!

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 5

It’s spring, and the May long weekend is just around the corner! But wait no longer for Chapter 5 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History!! This chapter covers the logging and the fur trade era of our…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 4

I know you’ve been counting down the days, but wait no longer – Chapter 4 is here!! This next chapter in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History covers the development of our Minden village – circa 1860 through…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 3

We’re pleased to announce the release of Chapter 3 in Greg Pyke’s series on The Bob Lake History. This chapter covers the genesis of Haliburton’s villages – circa 1848 through 1860. For those needing more to satisfy their itch for…

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The Bob Lake History – Chapter 2

It’s official and hot of the press – Greg Pyke’s Chapter 2 in his series on The Bob Lake History has been released! This chapter covers the early exploration days of The Highlands – circa 1800 through 1853. If you…

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The History and Stories of Bob Lake

Bob Lake and its surrounding area is rich with history and steeped with stories to be told. We want to share that history and ask others to contribute with their feedback and family tales. To kickoff the conversation we’d like…

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