The history of Port Elgin by Heather Robertson

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LC ClassificationsF5547P714 R63
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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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During the Second World War Canada evolved with the currents of the modern age, developing both technologically and industrially to become an Allied partner in the war against the Axis powers.

This process can be seen, in part, by exploring the history of Port Elgin, Ontario, a small town situated northwest of Toronto on Lake Huron’s shore/5(2).

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History. The area that is now Port Elgin was settled by Europeans inwhen Lachlan McLean ("Loch Buie") built a shanty and lived in it for the winter.

For several years he ran a tavern, his patrons consisting primarily of settlers and sailors passing through the little port. Elgin’s History Through A Photographer’s Lens- Volume I The Scott Studio Collection is a collection of national significance, comprising approximatelynegatives created by three generations of photographers, documenting all aspects of life in Elgin County and.

Gaspareaux Town was renamed Port Elgin in in honour of Lord Elgin. The community was incorporated as a village inthe first community in the province to do so. Throughout the 19th century and first half of the 20th century, Port Elgin experienced modest industrialization with a handful of small factories, tanneries, and sawmills.

With its population ofPort Elgin is inviting and friendly, yet has unique attractions, accommodations, and a range of services. Whether you explore the nature trails, salt marshes and dykelands or the warm waters of the Northumberland Coast, you’ll enjoy the incomparable beauty, diversity and down-home hospitality Port Elgin offers.

Perhaps controversially, Jim describes Elgin as the epicentre of Moray, from which everything else spans out. One of the most infamous figures in Scottish history came from Moray. Patrick Sellar ( – ) was born in Moray and is buried in Elgin Cathedral.

His father was a lawyer in Moray and Sellar himself trained as a lawyer. Port Elgin is a great harbour in Lake Huron. Located 4 miles south of Southampton (Southampton entrance marked by Chantry Island Lighthouse) and approximately 10 miles north of Bruce Nuclear Power Development, a large complex visible for miles offshore.

Port ElginInBenjamin Shantz acquired a sawmill on Mill Creek from George Butchart. Nearby he built a gristmill and within three years a community of people developed around these mills.

Stores, hotels and tanneries were built and a village plot for Port Elgin was laid out in Author: Mrs Barbara Raue. Full Bibliographic Record; Publication information: [Port Elgin, Ont.]: [Author], c Language: English: Record ID: Format: Regular Print Book.

Another event of this period in the history of Port Elgin was the establishing in of a local newspaper, The Free Press. The enterprising publisher was H. Benner. For seventeen years this paper experienced the usual vicissitudes of country journalism, till, init and The Busy Times were merged into one under the name of The Port.

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We offer the ability to search by first name, last name, phone number, or business name. Port Elgin’s War examines how attitudes were affected by war, and how people’s actions impacted Canada’s efforts.

One of the leading organizations shaping public opinion during this period was Rotary International. A number of individuals from the Port Elgin Reviews: 3. Saugeen Shores police continue to investigate the fire that injured an occupant of a Port Elgin apartment complex in September.

“The fire investigation is still ongoing and Saugeen Shores Police with the Ontario Fire Marshal office are awaiting lab results from Health Canada and the Centre of Forensic Sciences,” Sgt. Andy Evans said by email in response to a request for an update.

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Please enter your search location. Search. Goderich, Port Elgin. History of Port Stanley Port Stanley (or just ‘Port’ to its residents) is a community in the Municipality of Central Elgin, Ontario, Elgin County.

It’s located on the north shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of Kettle Creek. A settlement named Kettle Creek was founded here. Port Elgin Shoreline-Beacon - a place for remembering loved ones; a space for sharing memories, life stories, milestones, to express condolences, and celebrate life of your loved ones.

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Port Elgin is a community in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. Originally named Normanton the town was renamed Port Elgin when it was incorporated inafter James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, a former Governor General of the Province of Canada.

Although road signs indicate the name Port Elgin, it is no longer an entity, per se. This motel is adjacent to Port Elgin Cinema and 2 minutes’ drive to Piper’s Glen Golf Club. It features rooms with free Wi-Fi and a private entrance.

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All warmly decorated rooms include a cable TV and work desk/10(). Port Elgin Weather History for the Previous 24 Hours Show weather for: Previous 24 hours Novem November 9, November 8, November 7, November 6, November 5, November 4, November 3, November 2, November 1, Octo Octo Octo Octo Octo Port Elgin boasts 3KM of fine sandy beaches complete with a wheel chair accessible paved walkway.

It is a delightful destination for a stroll any time of the day or you can wind your day down by relaxing and witnessing one of our world-famous sunsets.

Port Elgin is a small town that rests on the shores of Lake Huron in Bruce County, Ontario. Port Elgin is located less than 10 minutes from Southampton and these two towns are referred to as Saugeen Shores.

Given its prime location on Lake Huron, this lakeside town becomes a haven for beach goers and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Smiths' Apples is a family-owned orchard just east of Port Elgin ON. Open Daily Labour Day weekend until Halloween. Smiths' Apples is a family-owned orchard in Port Elgin, ON.

Katie & Jim welcome you to the orchards (including pick your own), Corn Maze, Farm Market & Bakery. We specialize in high quality tree ripened apples and homestyle baking. Open Daily Labour Day weekend until Halloween. Port Elgin Tourism: Tripadvisor has 3, reviews of Port Elgin Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Port Elgin resource.

June Friends of the Port Elgin Branch Library Annual Book Sale – a.m. to p.m. Great Assortment of Hardcovers, Paperbacks, Children’s Books, CD’s, DVD’s. "Port Elgin United Church has a proud history of inviting the community to utilize our facilities.

Firstly, as a place of worship, and then as a place to meet or to socialize. This barrier-free facility was designed to serve many needs and uses. Port Elgin Home Hardware Building Centre has been the leading supplier of building products, materials and hardware in Saugeen Shores since Our customers are our number one priority, and we’re committed to helping you successfully complete your home renovations, updates and repairs.Current local time in Canada – Ontario – Port Elgin.

Get Port Elgin's weather and area codes, time zone and DST. Explore Port Elgin's sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset.The Southampton Market blends the quaint atmosphere of a general store with the size and merchandise selection of today’s factory outlets.

The historic building, complete with original rustic wooden floors, is centrally located in beautiful Southampton, a 5 minute drive from Port Elgin, with plenty of free parking and wheelchair accessibility.

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