Settler of township lots: Lot 19, Conc. 10, Stanhope
Location: Map point is Little Hawk Lake Lodge
Land acquisition: 1947 from Frederick Johnson. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 160).
Dates of residency:
Little Hawk Lake Post Office - 1947 to 1978: Lot 19, Conc. 10, Stanhope. Current address: 2049 Little Hawk Lake Road. The post office was located in the store at Little Hawk Resort. This was a summer only office, open each year for July a
nd August. The Postmasters were Richard Henry Hewitt until his death in 1966, and then his widow Evelyn.
Photo 1: Dick Hewitt and his boys: Peter Hewitt, his dad Richard Hewitt, and oldest brother Vern. 1952 taken at Little Hawk Lake Resort. Source: Peter Hewitt's Photo Collection 'Dick and boys.jpg'
Photo 2: Students 1918 Bottom row, second from right is Wilfred Mason; top left back row is Myra Mason; top right third in is Dick Hewitt (Peter Hewitt's dad). Photo taken by Margaret Hewitt (Coulter), the teacher in 1918. Source: Peter Hewitt's Photo Collection 'hewitt001'
Photo 3: Dick Hewitt Fishing 1955 – note Second War bag that you could purchase at Brandon’s Surplus in Minden for about 50 cents. Dick would hold the fish in one hand, whack it right between the eyes on the skull with a screw driver. Source: Peter Hewitt's Photo Collection 'HewittDick - 1955'
Photo 4: Evelyn Hewitt (Cowan), Peter Hewitt's mother and Mary Cox (Cowen) sisters ~1937 in Lutterworth at Uncle Lyman Cox' rented farm. Source: Peter Hewitt’s Photo Collection ‘Scan10014'.
Photo 5: Vern & Peter Hewitt ~1954 with Miscio boys' horses used for logging. Peter’s father had a barn at the back of the lodge where the horses were stabled for that winter. Source: Peter Hewitt’s Photo Collection ‘Scan 10217'.
Photo 6: Bertha (Evelyn) and Richard Hewitt's wedding photo 1945. Source: Peter Hewitt’s Photo Collection ‘wedding photo 1945'.