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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Haldimand County, Ontario

 
Evolving History of the Cayuga Bridge Marker image, Touch for more information
By Tim Boyd, October 23, 2023
Evolving History of the Cayuga Bridge Marker
1 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — Evolving History of the Cayuga Bridge
1842 Swing Bridge and Navigation The first bridge in Cayuga was built in 1842 and consisted of a wooden structure that stretched across the river near King Street, one block north of where the bridge now stands. The bridge was part of . . . Map (db m235472) HM
2 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — Flour Mill Stones
In 1811 Matthew W. Smith located the site for a flour and saw mill here on the Dunnville Road, south of the village of Canborough. The mill was constructed later that year by Major Robinson and operated first by horses and then by water . . . Map (db m235440) HM
3 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — Judicial Complex, Haldimand CountyHistorical Building
Judicial Complex, Haldimand County Court House, 1923, Jail 1850-51, Registry Office 1871, Jailer's Residence 1877 Built as part of the original judicial complex, the stone jail was designed by Cumberland and Ridout. The registry office . . . Map (db m235119) HM
4 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — Nicholas Log Cabin
Haldimand County Heritage Landmark circa 1835 Nicholas Log Cabin A fine example of one of the few remaining early pioneer hand hewn timber constructed log cabins in Haldimand County. It was built by Thomas Nicholas beside the Old . . . Map (db m235457) HM
5 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — Ruthven Park
This country estate is a fine example of 19th-century Picturesque landscape design. Developed in the 1840s by David Thompson, promoter of the Grand River Navigation Company, its buildings and grounds are carefully integrated to create . . . Map (db m230560) HM
6 Ontario, Haldimand County, Cayuga — The Haldimand Grant1784
Following the American Revolution Sir Frederick Haldimand, Governor-in-Chief of Canada, granted to the Six Nations of the Iroquois a tract of land extending for six miles on both sides of the Grand River from its source to Lake Erie. This grant . . . Map (db m234947) HM
7 Ontario, Haldimand County, Jarvis — Jarvis and Walpole War Memorial
[west tablet]For those who fell and served in the World War 1914 — 1918 [north tablet]The Glorious Dead
Ken. Church • Jno. Stingle • Andw. Doughty • Chris. Walker • Wm. Maxwell Ches. Rogers • H.J. Wills • Jas. Dunnett • Jos. . . . Map (db m199039) HM WM
8 Ontario, Haldimand County, Port Maitland — Grand River Naval Depot 1815
In 1815 the Royal Navy began building a depot on the present site of Port Maitland. Though intended in the event of war to accommodate three frigates and 1,000 men, the base actually supported only the four schooners which then made up the . . . Map (db m231010) HM
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9 Ontario, Haldimand County, York — Barber Hotel of York (1862) — Heritage Landmark —
Also known as Mansion House Georgian design with Regency influence Purchased in 1923 from Lemuel Lowery by Masters and Wardens of Enniskillen Lodge AF & AM No. 185Map (db m234919) HM
10 Ontario, Haldimand County, York — The Davis, Martindale Flour and Grist Mill of York
This was the site of a flour and grist mill that served the village of York and district for almost a century. The original mill built in the 1820's or 1830's had a water-wheel operated by water from the Grand River Navigation Co. dam at York. . . . Map (db m234917) HM
11 Ontario, Haldimand County, York — The Nelles Settlement
After receiving lands on the Grand River in 1784, the Six Nations Indians invited Captain Hendrick Nelles, a Loyalist from the Mohawk Valley, to settle there with five of his sons. He and Robert, the eldest, established farms in what is new . . . Map (db m234914) HM
12 Ontario, Haldimand County, York — The YoungsUnited Empire Loyalists
The Youngs United Empire Loyalists This land beside the Grand River was part of the Young Tract granted to Adam Young and his family for their loyalty to the Crown during the American Revolution. This was in recompense for the loss of . . . Map (db m234931) HM
 
 
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