Shipwrecks, Parks, & Sawmills
Their Impact on the Bruce Peninsula,

The first history of the Bruce Peninsula from first settlement to 2019. Shipwrecks, Parks, & Sawmills explores the impact of the forest products and tourism industries on the evolution of the Bruce Peninsula from wilderness outpost to thriving tourism destination. 

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The Great Lakes Raconteur

The First History Written About The Bruce Peninsula


  • 123 pages
  • book size: 8 1/2" x 11"
  • Maps showing the 3 routes up the Bruce Peninsula.
  • Detailed Appendix describing impact of tourism and some of the legal issues surrounding the forest products industry on the peninsula
  • This book is derived from my MA thesis completed at the University of Western Ontarion in 2020.

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Test Your Knowledge of the Beautiful Bruce Peninsula!

  • What famous Canadian artist camped on the Bruce Peninsula in the 1840s?
  • What was the first provincial park opened on the Bruce Peninsula and when did it open?
  • Where are you if you are visiting the Ouendiagui?
  • Where was the Rankin Portage?

There is much to enjoy and learn!

I hope you enjoy it as much as I did writing it.
Shipwrecks, Parks, and Sawmills

Thank You!

Paul White

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