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 Maitland, ON (Nearby: Brockville, Prescott, North Augusta, Lyn, Elizabethtown, Brockville)


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Maitland, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Phone : (613) 348-3280
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Maitland

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 465. In Augusta T., Leeds and Grenville Cs., on the St. Lawrence R. and C. Rds. 2 & 15, 8 km. NE of Brockville.
  • At Pointe au Barril (or Baril) on the outskirts of Maitland, a plaque marks the former site of a shipyard were the last ships to defend the river for France were built.
  • The six-acre (2.4 ha) shIpyard, budt by the French shortly after the British captured Fort Frontenac in 1758, was surrounded by a 12-foot-high (3.65 m) wall of upended logs.
  • In 1759 the last two French warships, the lroquoise and the Outaouaise, were launched. The frrst civilian community was founded by Ziba Phillips in 1818 and named Oswegatchie.
  • The place was also known as Johnstown and Lower Selma. When the post office was established in 1828, it was named Maitland after Sir Peregrine Maitland, lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada 1818-1828.
  • One of the oldest churches in the Anglican Diocese ofOntarlo is the Gothic Revival-style St. James' started in 1826 and consecrated in 1830.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884

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Off the beaten track:
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  • South Augusta, 4km
  • Bethel, Brockville area, 5km
  • Blue Church, 7km
  • Rows Corners, 6km
  • Bisseltown, 8km
  • Lords Mills, 9km
  • Algonquin, 9km
  • Sheridan Park, Brockville area, 8km
  • Maynard, 10km

  • Nearby Lakes:
  • Buells Creek Reservoir, 9km
  • Lambs Pond, 15km
  • Lees Pond, 17km
  • Mud Lake, 19km
  • Centre Lake, 19km
  • Atkins Lake, 23km
  • Cranberry Lake, 25km
  • Temperance Lake, 22km
  • Graham Lake, 22km
  • Lissons Lake, 30km

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