Ruthven Park, Cayuga, Ontario

The lie Ruthven Park tells, through omission, is one with both a long nose and short legs. David Thompson 1 [not the map-maker] was not a law-abiding person nor an honourable businessman. A fascinating character, he was nonetheless¬†a schemer and a fraudster. The historic site’s failure to mention David Thompson’s unlawful activities cheats today’s Canadians,… Read more …