Caledonia
    

Phone : (905) 765-4855
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Caledonia

Caledonia, ON (Nearby: Mount Hope, Hagersville, Ancaster, Cayuga, Binbrook)

  • Caledonia Mill Located in the town of Caledonia, it was built about 1853 by James Little and called Little Mills at that time. At various times it has been called the Balmoral Mill and the Grand River Mill.

13 Caithness St W.
Caledonia, Ontario
N3W 1B7


Ontario Tourism Region : Southwestern

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 4,237. Part of the Town of Haldimand, Reg. Mun. of Haldimand-Norfolk, on the Grand R. and Hwy 6 and C. Rd. 54, 22 km SW of Hamilton.
  • The first settler, Ronald McKinnon, arrived in 1835 and worked for the Grand River Navigation Company.
  • The community was called Seneca until 1880, from the First Nations Peoples word sinaka, meaning 'stone snakes.' Caledonia is a poetic form of an early name for Scotland.
  • In 2006, protesters from the Six Nations of the Grand River started a demonstration to raise awareness of First Nation land claims in Ontario and particularly about their claim to a parcel of land here.
  • The 40-hectare area was to have been developed by Henco Industries Ltd. into a residential subdivision.
  • It is part of a 385,000 hectare area known as the Haldimand Tract which was granted in 1784 by the, Crown to Six Nations ofthe Grand River.
  • Henco argues that the Six Nations surrendered their rights to the land in 1841 and Henco purchased the land from the Crown. Six Nations maintain that their title to the land was never relinquished.
  • There have been highway blockages and other disturbances over the years and the area is monitored round the clock by the Ontario Provincial Police. The Federal government says the matter is provincial.
  • The provincial government claims the matter is federal.


Address of this page: http://www.ruralroutes.com/caledoniaontario



Need driving directions? Enter your location:

Caledonia, Phone : (905) 765-4855

Have something to say about Caledonia?

Tell us, and we'll tell the world!

Your name:
Your email address:
Your phone number:
(optional)   
Your Review:

Visitors to this page: 8,153     This record last updated: February 21, 2014




Off the beaten track:
 
  • Sims Locks, 4km
  • Beavers Corner, 5km
  • Hall, 7km
  • Willow Grove, Hagersville area, 6km
  • Tyneside, 6km
  • Six Nations Corner, 6km
  • Cranston, 8km
  • York, Haldimond area, 8km
  • Carluke, 9km
  • Glanford Station, 8km
  • Tom Longboat Corners, 7km
  • Renforth, 10km
  • Dufferin, 11km
  • Mount Healy, 10km
  • Lythmore, 11km
  • Clanbrassil, 12km
  • Stoneridge, 9km
 
  • Southcote, 13km
  • North Glanford, 13km
  • Middleport, 10km
  • St. Johns, Brantford area, 10km
  • Smooth Town, 11km
  • Blackheath, 11km
  • Trinity, 13km
  • Garners Corners, 15km
  • Maple Lane Annex, 15km
  • Gill, 15km
  • Perth Park, 15km
  • Decewsville, 15km
  • Maple Lane, Ancaster area, 16km
  • Harmony Hall II, 16km
  • Nelles Corners, 16km
  • Ryckmans Corners, 15km
  • Nakoma, 16km
 
  • Dancaster Courts, 16km
  • Greenside Acres, 16km
  • Spring Valley, Ancaster area, 16km
  • Springvale, Ancaster area, 16km
  • Ryckmans, 16km
  • Pinecrest, Ancaster area, 17km
  • Parkview Heights, 16km
  • Empire Corners, 13km
  • Balmoral, Jarvis, 18km
  • Maywood, 18km
  • Mohawk Meadows, 18km
  • Oakhill, 17km
  • New Credit, 14km
  • Clearview Estates, 18km
  • Ancaster Heights, 19km
  • Rymal, 17km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Lake Niapenco, 9km
  • Dry Lake, 15km
  • Dunmark Lake, 18km
  • West Pond, 22km
  • Christie Reservoir, 24km
  • Victoria Lake, 22km
  • Mohawk Lake, 24km
  • Gulliver's Lake, 33km
  • Lake Medad, 34km
  • Fisher's Pond, 35km
  • Carlisle Pond, 36km
  • Progreston Pond, 36km
  • Smiths Mill Pond, 29km
  • McClures Lake, 41km
  • Valens Reservoir, 38km
  • Silver Lake, 37km
  • Vivians Pond, 32km
 
  • Emerald Lake, 41km
  • Waterford Ponds, 33km
  • Crawford Lake, 44km
  • Mountsberg Reservoir, 44km
  • Willow Lake, 33km
  • Blue Lake, 36km
  • Campbellville Pond, 47km
  • Crystal Lake, 38km
  • Sutton's Pond, 38km
  • Kelso Lake, 49km
  • Cottrell Lake, 40km
  • Cowan's Lake, 40km
  • Dils Lake, 36km
  • Deans Lake, 40km
  • Mill Pond, 50km
  • Grass Lake, 41km
  • Spottiswood Lakes, 39km
 
  • Taylor Lake, 42km
  • Elliott's Lake, 41km
  • Puslinch Lake, 46km
  • Little Lake, 46km
  • Watts Pond, 40km
  • Pinehurst Lake, 42km
  • O'neals Pond, 40km
  • Millers Lake, 43km
  • Moore Pond, 42km
  • Despond Lakes, 43km
  • Hillside Lake, 43km
  • Bannister Lake, 43km
  • Wrigley's Lake, 43km
  • Barrie's Lake, 46km
  • Orr's Lake, 46km
  • Scotch Block Reservoir, 56km