Communities Visited
Bracebridge, Burk’s Falls, Gravenhurst, and Sundridge

Interviews Conducted

The project culminated in a multimedia performance at the Other Side Gallery in Huntsville as part of Edge of the Woods Theatre’s Nuit Blanche North, an overnight multi-arts street festival.

Listen to some of our stories from Bracebridge, Burk’s Falls, Gravenhurst, and Sundridge on our interactive storymap.

Was 5 years old, and standing out where the train station was, and you could here the train coming and blowing the whistle. And then all of a sudden it arrived in Bracebridge, and it was full of soldiers, all returning from the war.
— Ken Veitch, Storyteller, Bracebridge, ON


Chad Dembski - Lead Storygathering Artist & Audio Editor
Kari Pederson - Storygathering Artist & Tiny Town Camera Operator
Jesse Cotton - Local Youth Artist & Technician
Andrew Cameron - Local Youth Artist
Samantha Madely - Designer
Rob Feetham - Performer
Sean Cotton - Musician


The project was supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Arts Council, Ontario 150and local partners, the Edge of the Woods Theatre/Nuit Blanche North and the Muskoka Community Foundation. We are also grateful to the Town of Sundridge, Village of Burk’s Falls, Bracebridge BIA, and Gravenhurst BIA for their outreach support.


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