May 18 - May 24 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Many Working Lives of Robert Romaine

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Add to Calendar 18-05-2021 08:00 24-05-2021 00:00 America/Toronto The Many Working Lives of Robert Romaine

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A recognized specialist in Peterborough business history, Ken Brown, will examine the successful career of Robert Romaine. Truly a businessman of many parts, Romaine was a successful manufacturer of bricks, editor and publisher of the Peterborough Review, inventor of innovative farm machinery and, famously, printer of the Romaine Map of Peterborough, an invaluable archival source.

Ken Brown’s publications include The Canadian Canoe Company and the Early Peterborough Canoe Factories, The Peterborough Potteries, and The Invention of the Board Canoe.