Incorporated as a town in 1891.
First mayor was John Bourke.
Incorporated as a city in 1925.
City of North Bay
amalgamated with
West Ferris & Widdifield
townships in 1968.
Last update was... April 30, 2014
North Bay beginnings ...
Citizens of Nipissing District
      North Bay, Ontario
              Canada
Dear Friends:
I hope you enjoy the website.  I have been
collecting items related to North Bay for many years.  It's an interesting hobby, which i am now pleased to share with you.  Click on a title below to view hundreds of Post Card images of our city.
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Webmaster recommends these fantastic books to learn more about North Bay History .
( NOTE: Some author's have published several North Bay related books not shown below. )
Gateway to Silverland
by Anson Gard 1909
click-on book to read it online
Police Stories
Tales from a Small Town Cop
by Chief George Berrigan (retired)
2008 - available in stores now
the Best of
Hartley Trussler's North Bay
by Hartley Trussler 1982
Nipissing from Brule to Booth
by Murrray Leatherdale 1975
Gateway City the North Bay Story
by Michael Barnes 1982
North Bay
by W.K.P. Kennedy 1961
click book to read online
North Bay's Homefront
1939 - 1945 the City its Citizens & WW2
by C. Gunning
Vernon's North Bay Directory
1916 and 1917
click on books to read them online
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Memorabilia of
North Bay -
Believe It or Not
by C. Gunning 2006
North Words
by Wilston Steer
the Beat Light
NB Police History 1882-2007
by Wayne F. LeBelle with
Victor McClenaghan
available in stores now
Nipissing from Brule to Booth, by Murray Leatherdale
second edition
Available locally at North Bay book stores
Online @ trafford.com or
1-888-232-4444 ISBN 978-1-4251-5342-7

Back in print, the second edition of
NIPISSING FROM BRULE TO BOOTH
available in stores now
Voices from the Past : Heritage Perspectives 1
by Doug Mackey - Available in Stores Now
Boosting the Bay
by Wilston Steer 1994
North Bay Northern Gateway
by Michael Barnes
Blades on the Bay
100 Years of Hockey in North Bay & Area
by Bruce Craig & Kenneth Craig
North Bay -
the War Years
by C. Gunning
Eyes Right, the Cadet Story:
3/4 of a Century of North Bay's Cadet Corps
ISBN 0969472129 / 9780969472124 / 0-9694721-2-9
also by Cuthbert Gunning ...
H. M. C. S. ``North Bay'':
One Ship's Role in War and Peace, 1943-1992
ISBN 0969472145 / 9780969472148 / 0-9694721-4-5
North Bay's Fort Chippewa
1939-1945
by C. Gunning
North Bay, the Lean Years:
1929-1939, a Decade of Adversity
ISBN 0969472153 / 9780969472155 / 0-9694721-5-3
A Vast & Magnificent Land
Edited by Matt Bray & Ernie Epp
1984  -  ISBN  0-88663-001-0
Northern Steamboats
Timiskaming, Nipissing & Abitibi
by Richard Tatley
1996  -  ISBN  1-55046-165-6
History of the Northern Association of Baptist Churches 1890 - 1968
by Alec W. Schorse  -  1969
The above topics are a work in progress.  Contributions are always welcomed.
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