The Barrie Advance reports today that Springwater Park is to be effectively closed in 2013: no animals, no maintenance and no staff to keep an eye on things.
- Vespra township, 1837 – 1994,
- Midhurst Forest Station (tree nursery), 1922 – 1993, and now
- Springwater Park, 1935? – 2013.
Many memories for many families. After 25 years of working as a shipping clerk at the Tree Nursery, the park was the logical spot for my mom’s retirement party in July 1989.-
The nursery, park and ministry district office were mostly about the people. People like Joe, Ted, …
Judy and Carl.
Ken and Rid.
The superintendents’ house across from the park entrance on Highway 26.