Bowmanville
    

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Bowmanville, ON (Nearby: Clarington, Bowmanville, Courtice, Newcastle, Bowmanville, Orono, Tyrone, Bowmanville)

  • Cream of Barley Mill Timothy Soper built a gristmill in 1825 on Soper Creek in the present town of Bowmanville. It was purchased in 1886 by John MacKay, known as “The Barley King of Canada”. It burned in 1904 and was replaced with the present building.
  • Vanstone Mill The mill was built in the present day Bowmanville in 1850 and taken over by Samuel Vanstone in about 1856 and it operated as a family business until 1975.
  • Vanstone Mill The mill was built in the present day Bowmanville in 1850 and taken over by Samuel Vanstone in about 1856 and it operated as a family business until 1975.

41 Temperance St.
Bowmanville, Ontario
L1C 3A5


Ontario Tourism Region : York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 27,594. Part of the Town of Newcastle, Reg. Mun. of Durham, on the N shore of L. Ontario at the mouth of Bowmanville Cr. and Hwy 401 and C. Rds. 2 & 14,67 km. E of Toronto.
  • The community has a fine (though undeveloped) harbour. The site was settled in 1792 as Barber's Creek, named for early settler Augustus Barber.
  • The site was settled in 1792 as Barber's Creek, named for early settler Augustus Barber. It was successively known as Port Darlington, Darlington Port, Darlington Mills, Darlington Village and, when the post office opened in 1826, as Darlington.
  • The name was later changed to Bowmanville after Charles Bowman, who owned all the town lots. He was never a resident and died in Italy in 1848. Bowmanville native Lt.-Col. Charles McCullough is considered the founder of the Canadian Club movement.
  • (Canadian Clubs are dedicated to fostering throughout Canada an interest in public affairs. The first club was inaugurated in 1893.)


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Marilyn on 25-Jun-15
Searching for old cemetery where ancestor buried Nov. 1882 in 'Haydon, Ont,'. Would you have any info.? Thank you. jassi_gram@yahoo.ca

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Off the beaten track:
 
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  • Tyrone, 11km
  • Solina, 10km
  • Leskard, 13km
  • Mitchell's Corners, 10km
  • Kirby, 13km
  • Lovekin, 11km
  • Taunton, 12km
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  • Lakeview Park, Oshawa area, 12km
  • Clarke, 13km
  • New Park, 17km
  • Cedar Dale, 13km
 
  • Burketon Station, 18km
  • Enfield, 17km
  • Crooked Creek, 16km
  • Starkville, 17km
  • North Oshawa, 16km
  • Pontypool, 22km
  • Thorton Woods, 16km
  • Lotus, 24km
  • Port Granby, 18km
  • Burton, Blackstock area, 24km
  • Cadmus, 24km
  • Ballyduff, 25km
  • Mount Carmel, Oshawa area, 20km
  • Purple Hill, Oshawa area, 22km
  • Blackstock, 24km
  • Decker Hollow, 21km
  • Port Whitby, 20km
 
  • Manvers, 26km
  • Yelverton, 28km
  • Shirley, 23km
  • Nestleton Station, 27km
  • Zion, Lucknow area, 21km
  • Glamorgan, 25km
  • Elizabethville, 23km
  • Raglan, Oshawa area, 23km
  • Nestleton, 28km
  • Osaca, 23km
  • Wesleyville, 22km
  • West Lynde, 22km
  • Lifford, 31km
  • Williams Point, 30km
  • St. Christopher, 31km
  • Pine Point, Lake Scugog area, 30km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Mill Pond, 8km
  • Samac Lake, 16km
  • Brown Lake, 24km
  • Fallis Pond, 26km
  • McKinnon Pond, 29km
  • Lake Scugog, 32km
  • Chalk Lake, 31km
  • Best's Pond, 43km
  • Brookdale Pond, 38km
  • Whitevale Pond, 38km
  • Secord's Pond, 41km
  • Lily Lake, 51km
  • Glasgow Pond, 42km
  • Wagner Lake, 47km
  • Goose Lake, 58km
  • Little Lake, 53km
  • Emily Lake, 60km
 
  • Sturgeon Lake, 62km
  • Widdifield Pond, 47km
  • Siloam Pond, 47km
  • Chemong Lake, 58km
  • Rice Lake, 50km
  • Lazy Lake, 47km
  • Staley Lake, 47km
  • Mud Lake, 52km
  • Shadow Lake, 49km
  • Windsor Lake, 48km
  • Musselman Lake, 49km
  • Pigeon Lake, 66km
  • Kawartha Lakes, 66km
  • Toogood Pond, 50km
  • Buckhorn Lake, 68km
  • Cameron Lake, 71km
  • Joseph's Lake, 57km
 
  • Upper Chemong Lake, 69km
  • Franklin Pond, 56km
  • Goose Lake, 75km
  • Buckley Lake, 67km
  • Balsam Lake, 76km
  • Sandy Lake, 74km
  • Preston Lake, 56km
  • Katchewanooka Lake, 70km
  • van Nostrand Lake, 57km
  • Simeon Lake, 56km
  • Mitchell Lake, 77km
  • Moore Lake, 73km
  • Little Bald Lake, 77km
  • Haynes Lake, 58km
  • Big Bald Lake, 78km
  • Kirkfield Lake, 78km