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November 18, 2017

Watson’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Filed under: Mill,Ontario — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Watson's Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Watson’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in Manotick in 1860 by Moss Dickinson and Joseph Currier and operated as a gristmill.

 

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Ontario's Old Mills

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November 6, 2017

Across the Mill Pond

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Across the Mill Pond

Across the Mill Pond

A quiet reflection of an old mill.

Ontario's Old Mills

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October 30, 2017

Old Sly Lockes Cascade: Ontario Waterfalls

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Old Sly Lockes Cascade: Ontario Waterfalls

Old Sly Lockes Cascade: Ontario Waterfalls

On the Rideau Canal at Smiths Falls.

GPS Location: N 44° 53.491′ W 76° 00.333′

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Old Sly Lockes Cascade: Ontario Waterfalls

Old Sly Lockes Cascade: Ontario Waterfalls

Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

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October 28, 2017

Ancaster Old Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Ancaster Old Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Ancaster Old Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Harris and Alonzo Egleston built the gristmill at the present site in Ancaster in 1863. It replaced two earlier mills here, one of which burnt in 1812 and the second in 1854.

 

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October 24, 2017

Swayze Falls: Ontario Waterfalls

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Swayze Falls: Ontario

Swayze Falls: Ontario

To reach Swayze Falls from Highway 401 (Niagara) take exit 49 southeast and merge onto King’s Hwy 406.Take the St.David’s Rd/County Rd-71 exit, merge onto St David’s Rd. and turn left at Merrittville Hwy.Take the 1st right onto Decew Rd. Turn left on Pelham Rd. and proceed 2.3 km (1.8 miles) until a left on Effington Rd.After 3 km. turn left on Roland St and park at the lot at the end. It is sometimes dry, so go after some rains or the spring melt.

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GPS Location: N 43° 5.544′ W 79° 18.176′

Swayze Falls: Ontario

Swayze Falls: Ontario

Swayze Falls: Ontario

Swayze Falls: Ontario

Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

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October 22, 2017

Orchardville Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Orchardville Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Orchardville Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Orchardville was a thriving community from 1865 until the end of that century. The mill was probably built around 1880.

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Ontario's Old Mills

 

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October 14, 2017

High Falls (Manitoulin): Ontario Waterfalls

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High Falls (Manitoulin): Ontario Waterfalls

High Falls (Manitoulin): Ontario Waterfalls

An interesting falls that is a sheer plunge from a flat table of rock. One of many Ontario falls called High Falls.

GPS Location: N 45º 47.996′ W 81º 51.197′

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High Falls (Manitoulin): Ontario Waterfalls

High Falls (Manitoulin): Ontario Waterfalls

Warning: It can be dangerous to view and photograph waterfalls. The footing can be wet and slippery, and an accidental fall can result in serious injury or death. Note also that many sections of waterfalls are on private property. Please respect these rights.

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October 12, 2017

Markham Saw and Cider Mills: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Markham Saw Mills: Ontario's Old Mills

Markham Saw Mills: Ontario’s Old Mills

Markham Heritage Village has a Saw Mill and Cider Mill. They are both not entirely historical as parts have been re-built.

 

Markham Saw Mills: Ontario's Old Mills

Markham Saw Mill

Markham Cider Mills: Ontario's Old Mills

Markham Cider Mill

Markham Cider Mills: Ontario's Old Mills

Markham Cider Mill

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