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Hope Mill Conservation Area, Lang Ontario

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Circa 1835 William Lang and his wife Jane (Stewart) Lang built a carding and fulling mill on the Indian River, a mile north of the village of Lang. The sawmill in Lang burned in 1873 and shortly thereafter, William and his son-in-law Richard Hope added a saw house to their mill. By1892 the wool and

Scotts Mill, Milford Ontario

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Scotts Mill, Milford Ontario 1 Scotts Mill Rd Milford, ON K0K 2P0 Originally built around 1815 ~ Scotts Mill gave rise to the Town of Milford by providing lumber for buildings. When driviing arond Prince Edward County its important to veer into the villages and side road to see unique pieces of hsitry.  Check out

The Tyrone Mill, Tyrone Ontario

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The Tyrone Mill, Tyrone Ontario 2656 Concession Rd 7, Tyrone, ON L0B http://tyronemill.net/ The Tyrone mill near Bowmanville may be Ontario’s last commercially operated water-powered mill. Within the sprawling Greater Toronto area, there remains a tranquil oasis where visitors can return to simpler pleasures of Pioneer Ontario. That retreat, one of the last commercially operated

Port Dalhousie Inner Range Lighthouse, St. Catharines Ontario

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Port Dalhousie Inner Range Lighthouse, St. Catharines Ontario 80 Lighthouse Rd. St. Catharines, ON For just over a century, Port Dalhousie harbour served as the northern terminus of the first three Welland Canals. These made the town a maritime destination and industrial centre. This is the third lighthouse to be located on this site. The

Wellington Beach Lighthouse, Wellington Ontario

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Wellington Beach Lighthouse, Wellington Ontario Wellington Beach Address: 22 Beach Street, Bloomfield Ontario, K0K 1G0 The Wellington beach is a popular alternative in the summer to the busy Sandbanks Beach. The Wellington  Lighthouse is off a point along the Wellington Beach, it is a popular area for photographers in both summer and the winter for

Port Credit Lighthouse, Port Credit Ontario

Port Credit Lighthouse, Port Credit Ontario 105 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga, ON L5H 1E9 In the 1700s, Port Credit was home to the Mississaugas, who used the river, which they called Missinhe or “trusting creek,” as a place for meeting with white traders. The French and later the English called the area Port Credit and

Icy Grand Bend Beach Lighthouse, Grand Bend Ontairo

Wow! Grand Bend beach this time of year makes for a spectacular winter scene. Thanks to @emilywalzak for capturing the early ice formations over Lake Huron. #VisitLambtonCounty #DiscoverON #PureOntario Photo courtesy of our instagram follower visitsarnialambton: https://www.instagram.com/visitsarnialambton

Knapp Point Lighthouse, Wolfe Island Ontario

Knapp Point Lighthouse, Wolfe Island Ontario Latitude: 44.232328 Longitude: -76.397735 Located on the northern side of Wolfe Island, just northeast of Marysville which is now Private property. History (Source Lighthouse Friends) Wolfe Island, the largest of several islands located at the confluence of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, is situated just off Kingston

Wolfe Island, Quebec Head Lighthouse, Port Metcalfe Ontario

Wolfe Island, Quebec Head Lighthouse, Port Metcalfe Ontario 101 Port Metcalfe Ln, Gananoque, ON K7G 3C7, Canada Latitude: 44.238846 Longitude: -76.184113 Located on Québec Head, the northeastern point of Wolfe Island, largest of the Thousand Islands.  The Point has many names including: Quebec Point, Quebec Head, Hemlock Point, and East Point. This is a beautiful

Presqu’ile Point Lighthouse, Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Brighton Ontario

Presqu’ile Point Lighthouse, Presqu’ile Provincial Park, Brighton Ontario Park Address:328 Presqu’ile Pkwy, Brighton, ON K0K 1H0 Lattitude and Longitude: 43.9987401 -77.6769157 The lighthouse is situated on the eastern point of the peninsula, formerly known as Gibson’s Point. The engineer, Nichol Hugh Baird, designed a 69 foot octagonal stone tower tapering to a pronounced flare at

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