Fading History Vol. 2 - stories of historical interest has 11 chapters covering a wide range of historical interest. The first chapter looks at the Grand Dutchess of Russia's life in Canada, including the time she lived in Cooksville, settled on a farm in Campbellville and eventually sold the property to the cousin of the Red Baron! Also included are chapters on Louise and David Brown, two of Canada's greatest tennis players; Aubrey Pope, one of the first pro socer players in North America and the Kennedy clan, one of Ontario's most prominent families. Other chapters present the history of the Lakeview Golf Course; a nostalgic history of Bullet-Nosed Betty, Canada's last great steam train; the origins and development of Pearson International Airport, and a look at the top secret trip taken by Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II when he travelled through Southern Ontario en route to Manitoulin Island for a week long fishing trip.
Entertainment stories take a look at the significance of Gordon Sinclair's famous radio broadcast "The Americans" and the history of The Bethesda Concert Series.
Fading History Vol. 2 has a final chapter called Mississauga Gems. These nine short narratives are a mixture of interesting historical tidbits. Among these short stories, readoers will learn how author Mazo de la Roche narrowly escaped death at the Clarkson rail crossing and about Canada's very first four-leaf clover interchange on the QEW Highway at Hurontario. Cooksville as Canada's first Wine Capital is also highlighted.