With the expansion of the railways, thousands arrived each summer for picnics and holidaying at Couchiching Park.
Always a progressive community, Orillia was the first municipality to introduce Daylight Saving Time in 1912 and printed its own money during the Great Depression as a form of relief.
Thanks to logging and rail links with Toronto and Georgian Bay, Orillia became a commercial centre and summer resort destination in the mid 1800s.
we are looking for someone to have some fun time with go for drinks or relax at home...Long before, deep on the floor of The Narrows between Lake Simcoe and Couchiching, natives constructed their fish weirs, now an archaeological treasure older than the Egyptian pyramids.Nearly 400 years ago, Samuel de Champlain made his way through Orillia and, in the following century, fur traders and explorers travelled the area extensively.I'm a 59 year old widow looking for someone to spend special times with and hopefully have a lasting relationship with. I have reddish/brown hair, blue eyes a slim build and attractive so I've been...