Phone : (613) 389-7301
Your Host(s) : Post Office

4499 Bath Road
Amherstview, Ontario
K7N 1A6

Take Control of this Listing
Increase traffic to this record by adding photos, videos, and embedded social media feeds.

Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 6,110. In Ernestown T., Lennox and Addington Cs., on C. Rd. 33, 11 km. W of Kingston.
  • The present day residential community was planned in the 1950s and named for the view of Amherst I., which it overlooks. The site has a long history of settlement.
  • In Fairfield Historical Park in Amherstview, the St. Lawrence Parks Commission maintains a public museum in an historic home.
  • William Fairfield Sr., a United Empire Loyalist from Vermont, completed the clapboard house in 1793, and six generations ofF airfields lived there during the next 150 years.
  • A plaque just west of Amherstview on Hwy 33, honours Madeleine de Roybon d'Allonne (1646-1718), the fIrst known female landholder in present-day Ontario.
  • She was the daughter of a French nobleman and came to Kingston (then Fort Frontenac) about 1679. On land granted to her by Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de LaSalle, she built a house and barns, grew crops, grazed cattle, establishing a small trading post.
  • Amherstview was also the home of Lt.-Co I. Edwin Albert Baker (1893-1968). He was blinded while serving with the Canadian army in Belgium in 1914 and devoted the rest of his life to the rehabilitation and training of blind people.
  • He helped found the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) in 1918 and served as its managing director for more than 40 years.

Address of this page:

Need driving directions? Enter your location:

Amherstview, Phone : (613) 389-7301

Have something to say about Amherstview?

Tell us, and we'll tell the world!

Your name:
Your email address:
Your phone number:
Your Review:

Durwin D Frantz on 15-Jul-10
Lived as child in Amherstview on Sherwood Ave as Contributing planner working affiliate UTDC -Urban Transit to sales as Bombardier Subsidairie -W.J .Henderson semi retired remember From Sweden online production

Visitors to this page: 6,961     This record last updated: April 4, 2009