Posts Tagged ‘Ontario Heritage’

Hope Mill Conservation Area, Lang Ontario

Hope Mill Conservation Area, Lang Ontario

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

Mariners’ Park Museum, South Bay Ontario

Mariners’ Park Museum, South Bay Ontario

Mariners’ Park Museum, Milford Ontario 2065 County Rd 13, Milford, ON K0K 2P0 This marine museum has over 5,000 artifacts including the top of the lighthouse from False Duck Island. Items on display at the museum include a First Nation’s birch bark canoe and a dugout canoe, and items recovered from area shipwrecks.

Parliament Hill, Ottawa Ontario

Parliament Hill, Ottawa Ontario

Parliament Hill, Ottawa Ontario 111 Wellington St, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4, Canada http://www.lop.parl.gc.ca The centrepiece of Ottawa’s downtown landscape, Parliament Hill is the political and cultural heart of the city. The Parliament Buildings sit atop the Hill, the gorgeous Gothic-style structures overlooking the Ottawa River, as the politicians within debate the present and future issues

Old Port Credit District, Port Credit Ontario

Old Port Credit District, Port Credit Ontario

Old Port Credit District, Port Credit Ontario http://www.portcredit.com/ Port Credit: The Very Beginning: The story of Port Credit begins long before the arrival of non-Native settlers. Archaeological evidence suggests that both Iroquoian and Algonkian-speaking peoples were attracted to the Credit River Valley over a period of thousands of years. By 1700 the Ojibwa, an Algonkian

The Old White Chapel covered in snow, Picton Ontario

The Old White Chapel covered in snow, Picton Ontario

The Old White Chapel covered in snow, Picton Ontario 9 White Chapel Rd, Prince Edward, ON K0K, Canada Beautiful discovery outside of Picton Ontario, the White Chapel perfectly covered in a light dusting of beautiful White Snow making for a fairy tale like setting. See the Pure Ontario full entry here

Wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario

Wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario

Old wartime Ghosts at the old Camp Picton, Picton Ontario 343 County Rd 22, Prince Edward, ON K0K, Canada A visit to the to of the cliff that overlooks the attractive lakeside town of Picton reveals more than just a stunning view of the town (Millennium Lookout)below. It also unveils an intact collection of abandoned

The Founding Of Huntsville, Huntsville Ontario

The Founding Of Huntsville, Huntsville Ontario

Hunstsville City Hall, The Founding of Huntsville Plaque Address: 37 Main St E, Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1 Beautiful Rolling Hills in Huntsville Ontario. This idealic town is surrounded by nature at its finest and a boutique downtown with heritage and shopping. Plaque Text During the late 1860s a small agricultural settlement, founded largely through the

The Old White Chapel, Picton Ontario

The Old White Chapel, Picton Ontario

The Old White Chapel, Picton Ontario On the north side of White Chapel Road just east of Road 49, Picton Ontario The White Chapel was the first Methodist Church in Prince Edward County and one of the earliest in Upper Canada. Construction began by William Moore in 1809 and the church as it now stands