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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 the top with a molded cornice. The...
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 and is accessible by ferry from both Canada...
Address: 1119 Wellman’s Rd., Stirling, Ontario, @44.331528-77.62839 Telephone: 613-394-4829 North of Stirling, on King’s Mill Rd 5km west of County Rd #14 Activities and Information: Free Admission Lake/River/Reservoir Herritage/Museum Picnic Facilities FishingDirections: Unique Features: Site of former grist mill, Mill still standing, Small hiking trail, little bridge and a marsh/wetland
Salmon Point Lighthouse Address: 714 Salmon Point Rd, Cherry Valley, ON K0K 1P0, Canada Latitude: 43.8578529 Longitude: -77.24179449999997 Travel Instructions: Land access to the lighthouse has been restricted for several years. The former Salmon Point Campground has been sold, and a fence and posted signage restrict access to the site. You should now plan on viewing the light from the water or...
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 Mill Falls just North of this...
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 first lighthouse was constructed in 1852,...
Source: Lighthousefriends.com Directions: From Highway 401 east of Toronto, take Exit 474 and drive south on County Road 45 (Division Street) to Cobourg. Follow Division Street for 3.2 km (2 miles) until it ends at Victoria Park. From the park, you can walk the east pier to view the light. Great spot to visit right off the trendy downtown and the...
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 water-powered mills in the province is found...
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 great photographs. In the winter you...
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 its river the Credit River, as...
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