Digging Deeper

Welcome to our blog – Digging Deeper – digging into Cumberland history.

Keep an eye out for monthly articles written by locals about our community history.

 

About the blogger, Dawn:  I don’t have coal dust in my blood but I spent my childhood in a mining town just outside of Sudbury, Ontario, the site of the first-ever Miner’s memorial held in Canada in 1985 My great grandfather, my grandfather and my dad all worked at various times at the nickel mines in the Sudbury Basin. First for Mond Nickel, then later for Inco (now Vale). When I moved to Cumberland with my family in 1992 it was like coming home: same rolling hills (just a bit taller), with warmer winters and fewer mosquitoes. 

Fire Fire Fire

Authored by Dawn Copeman Early history of Cumberland It starts with wood. And coal. The forest extends beyond history, beyond memory. Deer and other game

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