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​Oro-Medonte Historical Books List

If you wish to order any of the items listed here please complete the required orde​r form provided.

Front Cover of "Hills of Oro"

Hills of Oro - $3.00

The Hills of Oro was printed in order to preserve the “land markings”
Of our pioneers, and to record the problems they faced while travelling the roads of Oro, as well as the clever solutions they developed to solve those problems.

Kith n 'Kin - $20.00

Kith n 'Kin is the story about most of the individual families who came to Oro between 1819 and 1880.  It contains reminiscences, photographs and biographies that the descendants gathered of these pioneer families.

Knox Presbyterian Church - $3.15 (available by request)

Provides information on Knox Church from its construction in 1844 to its restoration in 1912, to the 1986 publication of this brief commemorative history.

Medonte – A Township Remembered - $20.00

The History of Medonte captures the beginning with the First Nations people, the French missions and martyrs, the Europeans in the 19th Century and early lumbering, agriculture and transportation. This book is about the “people” of Oro-Medonte, their family histories and their stories.

Oro African Church - $10.00

This publication shows us the history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Edgar, Ontario and the community that it served.

Oro African Church Postcard - $1.00

Story of Oro - Second Edition - $15.00​

This Second Edition was updated and revised in 1984 from the original print in 1972. It is dedicated to the first pioneer men and women who came to Oro. This volume reflects a social and informal approach to our past, reflected in the hand drawn maps and numerous photographs depicting life in the Township from the early 1800’s. It is also the story of Oro’s Communities.