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From the Pioneers to the Seventies Book, Stated First Edition, 1976, 390 pages, Edgar J. Boland, Dedicated to the memory of the late Bishop Francis A. Marrocco, From the Pioneers to the Seventies is a history of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Peterborough and covers the period from 1882 to 1975. It includes some history of the former Diocese of Kingston, prior to 1882, and of the territory now served by the Dioceses of Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, prior to 1904. The Counties of Durham, Northumberland, Peter- borough and Victoria were part of the Diocese of Kingston until the Diocese of Peterborough was erected. The Diocese of SaultSte. Marie and the major part of the Diocese of Thunder Bay, as well as the District of Muskoka and Parry Sound, constituted the Vicariate of Northern Canada from 1874 to 1882 and became the greater part of the Diocese of Peterborough when united with the four western counties of the Diocese of Kingston, This history is divided into ten parts which relate successively the biographies of the bishops, the story of the Cathedral and the histories of the parishes and their missions according to their location in .the City of Peterborough, the Counties of Durham, Northumberland, Peterborough and Victoria, the southern part of the Provisional County of Haliburton, and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound. Illustrations include pictures and coats- of arms of the bishop.s and pictures of the parish churches. Maps are provided to show the extent of the Diocese of Peterborough, the Dioceses of Southern Ontario and that part of Northern Ontario in which the Dioceses of Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay are located., Name inside front cover, no writing within the book, NO RIPS, NO TEARS, BINDING TIGHT, minimal SHELF WEAR, DUSTJACKET shows edge wear and tears with a ; pce torn off the top edge of the binding