Tag: History

Killaloe and Area History Timeline 1840 John Brennan first lumberman to float square timber down Brennan’s Creek. 1850 Canadian government announces that it will promote immigration for the shield. 1851 Surveying begins for the Opeongo Colonization Road. 1856 Opeongo Road …

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In 1893, with the arrival of the Ottawa Parry Sound Railway, the tiny settlement became an important supply depot for as many as eleven lumber camps. Many businesses were established to meet the needs of the booming lumber industry. The …

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Scroll down for more information!  Household Artifacts Many early household artifacts were originally from Europe, brought over by the settlers. Locally made household artifacts were created from wood, iron and tin. Hand-operated tools and utensils were in use prior to …

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 Masonry block buildings- common in Killaloe during two separate time periods, were constructed using locally manufactured materials.  The Hoch farmhouse at the junction of hwy 60 and hwy 512, and the building at 183 Queen Street (Grandma’s Pantry)- not pictured …

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