Audio 1: Stopping Place Meals

Listen: Hanna (McGuey) Hyland tells Rory MacKay about the Stopping Place

Hanna (McGuey) Hyland, Rory MacKay
c. 1900
Ontario, CANADA
© 1976, Friends of Algonquin Park. All Rights Reserved.


R: What kind of meals did they serve in the stopping place?
H: Well, there was generally fried — that salty pork, and they fried that. And they had beans in the morning, roasted beans. And they’d make pies sometimes, sometimes not. But the main food was pork and potatoes, and molasses was the dessert pretty much all the time. There was hardly anything else ever put on the tables, only molasses.

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