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Athens in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
 

100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700

 
 
100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
1. 100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 Marker
Inscription.  

A tribute to the great
Canadians that came
from the British Isles to
Canada and lived off
the land. They worked
hard to clear the land,
built log homes and
raised their families.
All that is left to
remember them is the
little lilac tree.

 
Erected 1997.
 
Location. 44° 37.61′ N, 75° 56.981′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. Marker is on Main Street (County Highway 5) just east of Victoria Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens, Ontario K0E 1B0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Immigrants From Quarrier Homes Scotland 1923 (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vimy Oaks Legacy Tree (a few steps from this marker); First World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street of Athens Looking East (within shouting distance of this marker);
100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
2. 100 Acre Farm and Log Buildings circa 1700 Marker
Former Murals (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brockville & Westport Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmersville Model School (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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