Discovering Georgian Bay Family History

Gereaux Island Lighthouse at Sunset, 2015

Gereaux Island Lighthouse at Sunset, 2015

“History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.” Percy Bysshe Shelley

The People Who Walked Before Me

I’ve been researching my family’s history for years. I’ve learned so much from the stories of my ancestors and I’ve met many new cousins. Here are some of the categories:

Connection to the Land

This is a video I made for my parents for Christmas 2014–trying to capture our love of the Georgian Bay landscape with a collection of photos I’ve taken over the years. I rewrote the words to Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and sang it in the video. Where do you feel most connected to what’s important?