Skip to main content

Paul Langan releases his 11th book,The History of Fisher Mills and Beaverdale, Ontario at a Book Event on Oct.1, 2022



History of Fisher Mills and Beaverdale Ontario Paul Langan

Paul Langan releases his 11th book,The History of Fisher Mills and Beaverdale, Ontario at a Book Event outside at Wanner Mennonite Church on Oct.1, 2022

For immediate release…..Cambridge, ON...Sept. 28th,2022. Paul Langan will be releasing his newest book The History of Fisher Mills and Beaverdale, Ontario

He will have a book release event, October 1st at the picnic shelter at the Wanner Mennonite Church, 1725 Beaverdale Road, from 1pm-3pm. It is open to any former and present residents of Beaverdale, Fisher Mills and anyone interested in the history of the area.

The original release date was supposed to be June 1st. It will now be available Oct. 1st.

Paul Langan states, “ This book was a challenge for me to get done but with the support of the past and present residents I am very satisfied with the end result. I look forward to meeting everyone on Saturday.”

For those attending the book release and want a signed copy of the book, please pre register. Email with the number of people attending and what is the name of the person you want the signed book made out to.

It is 189 pages, 6"v9" format in paperback and ebook formats. . The book is $12.00 cash. Paul will have his other books there for sale also.

Print copies available in the Waterloo Region at Wordsworth Book, 96, King Street South, Waterloo, ON on October 3rd.

It also will be available worldwide on Amazon, Kobo, and Google Play Books on October 3rd.

You can also pick up the book at the author's house if you live locally.

You can also learn about Paul’s other books or contact him through his website at .


Popular posts from this blog

Hespeler's Oldest Home is for Sale - 168 Bechtel Street

168 Bechtel - Samuel Bechtel Homestead - 1816   It is no secret that the City of Cambridge had done little to designate or protect buildings in Hespeler. The removal of a complete historical block at 2-10 Queen Street clearly demonstrates how easy it is to wipe out a century of history. Now the oldest home in Hespeler with strong connections to the original Mennonite community is for sale. The Samuel Bechtel  home on 168 Bechtel Street is listed for sale. It was one of the first pioneering families that came from Pennsylvania to this area. He later donated land to build the first community meeting place, school and burial ground. The house was originally built in 1815 and is arguably the most historically significant home in Hespeler. My friend, the late George Bechtel, always lamented the fact his family home did not have heritage designation. The home is for sale for $2,649,000. Knowing all the development that is happening nearby it would not be a surprise if a developer bought the

VIA Rail Canada vs The Public - A new book about the 1991 CANRAILPASS debacle

  In 1991, a citizen was refused a VIA RAIL Canada "CANRAILPASS" because they were a Canadian citizen.  Paul Langan and MP Herb Gray filed a complaint with the National Transportation Agency under the Railway Act that Canadians were being prejudiced against by VIA Rail Canada for prohibiting them from buying the pass. Absurd as this sounds, VIA Rail Canada fought against offering the pass to Canadians and even went as far as fighting it, and losing, at the Federal Court of Appeal. Featured in the Book: The National Transportation Agency Decision The National Transportation Agency Order The National Transportation Agency Staff Report The Federal Court of Appeal Decision Newspaper Articles Available at W ordsworth Books, Waterloo, Ontario and AMAZON worldwide For information on all Paul's books go to:

1937 - 38 Toronto Maple Leafs Go Hunting

  1937-1938 Toronto Maples Leafs at Forbes Island, Ontario - photo from the U. of Waterloo Archives and Special Collections  Hespeler, Ontario wealthy industrialist Alex Forbes, loved to hunt and fish. He even had his own island hunting lodges, Forbes Island, map below, was located south of Sudbury, Ontario. It was only accessible by aircraft. Photos of Alex back then had him friends with high profile media people. Evidently he was also tight with the Toronto Maple Leafs. This photo of the 1937-38 Toronto Maple Leafs  at the lodge is a fantastic photo. Names identified on the back of photo are: Turk Broda, Harvey Jackson, Bingo Kempman, Davidson, Hamilton,Murph Chamberlain,Joe Stark, Jim Fowler and George Parsons  Enjoy this rare piece of Toronto Maples Leafs history. About the author - Paul Langan is an author of 2 hockey compilation books and 10 local history books. You can purchase his books at Wordsworth Books Waterloo, and Amazon, Kobo, Google Play wordwide. His website is http://