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Everyone has favourite books and Ontario's Bluewater regions have plenty to choose from at book shops and used book sellers. These shops often carry hard to find books of local lore and special regional interest.

 


Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
The Huron County Museum is a first-class community museum offering visitors modern exhibition galleries.   Temporary exhibits cover a wide spectrum of subjects of special interest. Permanent exhibits depict the early settlement and development of Huron County. The History Hall, with store fronts and a locomotive, allows you to stroll back in time. An extensive Military Gallery, Furniture Gallery and Agricultural Displays interest and fascinate the visitor. The Huron Historic Gaol is a unique and imposing octagonal building which served as the County Jail from its opening in 1841
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The Olde Post Office Gift Shoppe
"Our shoppe is home to an eclectic mix of unique custom furniture, handicrafts and giftware, as well as an ice cream parlour, and gently used book corner! We are proud of our work and our ability to re-use, re-claim and recycle! Using old windows, doors, barnboard you name it, we've come up with an interesting new piece that will look amazing in your home! All of these items are handcrafted at Petrolia Enterprises!  The shoppe is constantly filled with original pieces made specifically for the current season. In spring and summer, birdhouses are in high demand while fall brings pumpkins
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Ten Mile Point Trading Post & Gallery
Ten Mile Point Scenic Lookout is located just 3 km. east of the village of Sheguiandah on Manitoulin Island. From the top of the high bluff it overlooks the spectacular view of the islands clear to the La Cloche ridges of Killarney. A picnic area with toilet facilities offers a welcome rest stop for visitors while a tipi and hiking trail provide diversions for exploration. After enjoying the gorgeous scenery, visitors can admire equally impressive displays inside the Ten Mile Point Trading Post & Gallery, which exhibits the island’s biggest collection of traditionally designed
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Stones 'N Bones Museum
This private museum has an international collection of some 6,000 objects all artistically displayed in a historic gallery setting.  From unusual fossils to rare and remarkable gems, dinosaurs and artifacts, our vast collection is always on permanent display, with regular new additions. Of particular interest are the extensive exhibits of colourful, exotic insects, shark jaws, seashells, fluorescent minerals and one of the largest displays of mounted bears in Canada.Whether you're looking to while away a rainy afternoon with your kids or booking a bus trip full of budding entomologists,
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Pelee Wings Nature Store
Pelee Wings offers Canada’s largest selection of BINOCULARS & SPOTTING SCOPES and we guarantee the best prices in Canada on the 200+ models in stock from top brands like Swarovski * Zeiss * Leica * Nikon * Kowa * Vortex * Pentax * Bushnell * Vanguard & * Minox. Call for expert advice or come by to field test and compare these sports optics outdoors.  We offer great pricing on Celestron astronomy telescopes and binoculars. Our full service PADDLESPORTS SHOP offers over 150 models of Kayaks including light touring & sea-kayaks, recreational & fishing models from top
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Kalidoscope of Quilts
We are a unique shop with a large variety of fabrics from modern, contemporary to primitive, including a variety of precuts and a multitude of kits. We offer a complete selection of notions, batting, books and patterns. We specialize in wool, wool applique kits and Valdani Pearl Cotton. We also offer a complete line up of classes from beginner to advanced, kids' PD Day classes and fun single day workshops! Gift Certificates Available
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Lucky Stone Vintage
Explore the Gore Bay Harbour Centre's artisan studios and shops to discover some of life's little treasures. Lucky Stone Vintage shop is located on the second floor in bright, spacious surroundings with displays of eclectic antiques, collectibles, nostalgic items and paraphernalia from another era. Just when you think you've seen everything, you will discover something new - or old at Lucky Stone Vintage!
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Bearly Used Books
120,000+books! Cottage Country's biggest and best selection of books: fiction, history, philosophy, literature, religion, new age, true adventure, science, nature guides, cooking, gardening, health, biography, true crime, foreign language, mystery, local interest, plus an entire basement for your browsing pleasure. Visit us today and find some great books to take home with you! Reading area and 15,000 Children's Books - Receive a free book bag with your purchase. Hours: Summer: Mon.-Sat.: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.            Winter:
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Stepping Stone Toys
Stepping Stone Toys located on the west end of beautiful Manitoulin Island in the town of Gore Bay.Stepping Stone Toys is the premiere toy store of Manitoulin Island that specializes in educational and activity based toys for all ages. We carry toys from all the top suppliers and our selection of children's books is excellent.From rainy day activities to fun in the sun, be sure to make us a destination stop during your visit to Manitoulin. We have a large selection of games, puzzles, crafting and art supplies that will entertain even the most discerning tastes from birth to 90. So come on in
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Somewhere in Time / Accessor
A visit to our shop will make your jaw drop! We carry just about anything you can think of and then some... funny souvenirs, wacky T-shirts, collectibles, African wood carvings, gifts, jewellery, knives, incense, moccasins, women's fashions, purses, blown glass, suncatchers, retro-candy and classic soft drinks. See our specialty section for the unusual: Journey Beyond - Spiritual books, new age items, crystals, card readings Watch for our newest addition: The General Store by Somewhere in Time, carrying groceries.
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Healthward Bound
We carry a good selection of health care books, vitamins & supplements, personal care products, sports supplements, organic health foods, bulk foods, cleaning producst and homeopathic remedies. Follow us on Facebook
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Bala's Museum
The story of ‘Anne of Green Gables’ comes alive at Bala’s Museum, with costumes for boys and girls and photo ops from scenes out of ‘Anne’. Photograph the famous Anne & Diana Tea Party; Anne saving Minnie May’s life and Anne thwacking Gilbert with her slate. Marvel at the world’s largest replica Green Gables dollhouse. Shop in Canada’s best Anne of Green Gables Gift Shop & Bookstore. The museum itself is the former Tourist Home where ‘Anne’ author, Lucy Maud Montgomery and her family ate meals daily for 2 weeks in the summer
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