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Historical Markers in Darlingside, Ontario

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., March 16, 2017
Darlingside Marker
1Ontario (Leeds and Grenville United Counties), Darlingside — Darlingside
Darlingside is a rare surviving example of the wood depots which provided an essential fuelling service during the early phase of steamboat navigation on Lake Ontario and the upper St. Lawrence River. Thomas Darling, a Scottish immigrant, . . . Map (db m102088) HM
2Ontario (Leeds and Grenville United Counties), Darlingside — The Darling Store / Le magasin DarlingCanada's National Parks and National Historic Sites
Long before roads penetrated the dense forests of the Thousand Islands, the St. Lawrence River was the highway to the interior of Canada. Vessels of all types plied the waters. Bateaux and durham boats carried produce from nearby farms to be . . . Map (db m102092) HM
3Ontario (Leeds and Grenville United Counties), Darlingside — The Thousand IslandsCanada's National Parks and National Historic Sites
The Thousand Islands are the roots of an ancient Precambrian mountain range ground down by successive glaciations to granite bedrock. Over the centuries the bare, gnarled hills were covered with rich forests and carpets of wildflowers. Where the . . . Map (db m102090) HM
4Ontario (Leeds and Grenville United Counties), Darlingside — Thousand Islands Bridge System1938
The tons of explosives, concrete and steel used to create the five spans of the bridge system only hint of the tremendous efforts to create the bridge system. Glad of getting work in the Great Depression, the workers took any job they could . . . Map (db m102054) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022