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,...
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 carding business was discontinued...
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...
Prince Edward Point Lighthouse Address: Located at Prince Edward Point at the end of County Road 13. Make the scenic trek to the furthest point in Prince Edward County. Bird lover/watchers come out this way for the bird observatory but if your into history and exploring this abandoned lighthouse is worth seeing. Driving into the point as far as you can you...
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...
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...
Babcock Mill, Odessa Ontario Eastern Region, Lennox & Addington, Odessa 100 Bridge Street, Odessa, Ontario, K0H 2H0 The Babcock Mill was Built in 1856, this historic mill is a must-see when visiting Odessa in all seasons. The original site had 3 buildings. One was a Woolen Mill that faced on to Factory Street. The centre building was the Saw Mill. It was torn...
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 spot to visit and explore on Wolfe Island,...
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 [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d182942.25585208446!2d-77.78351646429459!3d44.23851250696216!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x4cd34b37ae021613%3A0xec872d588e8adbe2!2sKing's+Mill!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sca!4v1468078275768&w=600&h=450]
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