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December 15, 2017

Shepherd’s Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Shepherd's Gristmill: Ontario's Old Mills

Shepherd’s Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built as a Gristmill in Brockville by Robert Shepherd in 1852. It is currently a restaurant.

 

Shepherd's Gristmill: Ontario's Old Mills

Shepherd’s Gristmill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Ontario's Old Mills

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December 2, 2017

Tyrone Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Tyrone Mill: Ontario's Old Mills

Tyrone Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

Built in 1848 in the town of Tyrone, it has operated as a Flour mill, as well as a lumber mill and the production of apple cider. It is currently a country store.

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November 18, 2017

Watson’s Mill: Ontario’s Old Mills

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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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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.

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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 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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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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October 8, 2017

Allan’s Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

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Allan's Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

Allan’s Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

A five storey Stone Structure was built by in Guelph William Allan around 1832 to replace a wooden mill, known as the Canada Mill, which was originally on the site. The mill suffered a number of fires in later years and there is only a small bit of ruins there today.

 

Allan's Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

Allan’s Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

Allan's Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

Allan’s Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

Allan's Mill Ruins: Ontario's Old Mills

Allan’s Mill Ruins: Ontario’s Old Mills

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