Tag Archives: Wawa History

Wawa – Looking Back in Time ‘Square Dancing and more’

There’s a whole lotta dancing going on in Wawa… Looks like they shut down the whole block to square dance. Then went on the the Union Hall to continue the evening. It was fun to see the old Legion Hall, White’s Clothing and White’s Grocery Store. Across the was West & Co. (now part of Canadian Tire). We certainly had ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time to 1961-62

A selection of highlights from this video.   David has finished converting and uploading his late great uncle Aatto’s 8mm film footage of Wawa and surrounding areas to YouTube. He explains that Aatto was a resident of Wawa in the 1960’s. “He filmed many community events, sporting events and some footage of visiting people.   Aatto never got married.   Based on ...

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Wawa – Looking Back in Time to 1962

    Wawa-news received the following video last week. It portrays a fire between the now closed Wawa Handy Store and the apartment building on the corner. That vacant lot is now the home for Dr. Bowyer’s traveling clinic. This film was recorded by the late Aatto Kulha in the 1960’s. His great-nephew David contacted me and said, “This was ...

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