A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America's most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Where Winnie the Pooh, Grey Owl and Shania Twain lived? Come On Over! features 42 separate articles focusing on over 100 cities, towns, and villages, the Anishinabek and Mushkegowuk First Nations in the region, and shared natural, historical and social features, such as rivers, waterfalls, railways, parks, recreation, fires, food, birds and birding, and early explorers.
CBC Radio listeners in Northeastern Ontario discovered much about their own backyard when Dieter and Graeme shared their knowledgeof the region on 'Morning North.' Now readers can continue that journey of discovery through the pages of this book." Markus Schwabe, Host, CBC Morning North