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Artefact Collection

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Artefact Collection


This collection features photographs taken of historic artefacts that are related to the history of the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Centre as a whole. It includes both items currently on display as part of the History Walk in the Atrium Building as well as those currently in storage.


Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care


Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care


ca. 1880-2014


Photographer: Trent Maracle

Items in the Artefact Collection Collection

Knife display
Display of three plastic and two mental knives with wording: "Recommended by Security Committee same as Kingston Penitentiary" and "Please address comments to Security Committee c/o Burke Thompson"

Time Capsule to the 1957 Expansion
Photograph of the time capsule that was laid within the cornerstone to the 1957 expansion of the Oak Ridge building. The sealed copper box and its contents were discovered during demolition of the building in 2014.

Watchclock from F-Ward
Series of four photographs of the watchclock from F-Ward, Oak Ridge

Pitchfork blade
Photograph of metal blade from pitchfork. Used on the farm of the Ontario Hospital, Penetanguishene.

Oak Ridge sports trophies
Photograph of three trophies awarded for Oak Ridge sports tournaments

Tombstone stamp and plates
Photograph of hand stamp and letter/number plates for marking names and dates in cement tombstones.

Ontario Hospital, Penetanguishene branding iron
Photograph of electric branding iron from Ontario Hospital, Penetanguishene farm stamped with O.H.P. Use on farm.

First Aid Kit
Photograph of blue metal first aid kit from Oak Ridge

Rolodex of patient discharges from Oak Ridge
Photograph of metal rolodex containining discharge cards for patients released from Oak Ridge

Boots from attendant uniform, Oak Ridge
Photograph of boots worn as part of the attendant uniform at Oak Ridge