Morrisburg
    

Phone : (613) 543-2402
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Morrisburg

Morrisburg, ON (Nearby: Williamsburg, Upper Canada Village, Iroquois, Winchester Springs, Brinston)

  • Beach’s Sawmill   Built by William and Alvin Beach in 1846 and originally located in Heckston, it was operational for many years. It was moved to become an exhibit at Upper Canada Village.
  • Bellamy’s Mill Built by brothers Samuel, Chauncey and Hiram Bellamy in 1822, it was initially located in North Augusta.It is now an exhibit at Upper Canada Village.

4 Fifth W.
Morrisburg, Ontario
K0C 1X0


Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 2,538. In Williamsburgh T., Dundas C., on the St. Lawrence R. and C. Rds. 2 & 31, 43 kIn SW of Cornwall.
  • Morrisburg was a tiny frontier settlement in 1813 when an American force of more than 4,000 men marched down the shores of the St. Lawrence R. towards John Crysler's farm near the site of the present village.
  • The Americans were met and defeated by 800 Canadian militia, British regulars and First Nations Peoples supporters.
  • The actual battle site was flooded in 1958 by the St. Lawrence Deep Waterway Project, but the battle is commemorated at Upper Canada Village a few kms east of Morrisburg.
  • The community was frrst called West Williamsburg but was renamed in 1851 after the Hon. James Morris, postmaster-general for Canada 1851-1853.
  • Sir James Pliny Whitney (1843-1914) was born in the township and first elected to the Ontario legislature in 1888 where he served as leader of the opposition for nine years.
  • With the Liberal defeat in 1905 he became Ontario's sixth premier, a post he held until his death.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Morrisburg Station, 2km
  • Mariatown, 2km
  • Glen Becker, 5km
  • Muttonville, 4km
  • Riverside Heights, 6km
  • Froatburn, 8km
  • Hoasic, 10km
  • Boucks Hill, 10km
  • Williamsburg, Morrisburg area, 10km
  • Rowena, 8km
  • Nudell Bush, 9km
  • Archer, 12km
  • Colquhoun, 13km
  • Elma, 14km
  • Dundela, 11km
  • Stampville, 11km
  • The Sixth, 13km
 
  • Irena, 11km
  • Beckstead, 16km
  • Straders Hill, 13km
  • Dunbar, 17km
  • Gallingertown, 15km
  • Cedar Grove, Cornwall area, 15km
  • Orchardside, 18km
  • Bush Glen, 18km
  • Dixons Corners, 14km
  • Bethune Bush, 18km
  • Toyes Hill, 16km
  • Winchester Springs, 17km
  • Grantley, 20km
  • Limerick, 21km
  • Haddo, 16km
  • Pleasant Valley, Cornwall area, 19km
  • Nation Valley, 21km
 
  • North Valley, 20km
  • Forward, 22km
  • Cass Bridge, 20km
  • Oak Valley, 18km
  • Hainsville, 17km
  • Bunker Hill, 21km
  • Maple Ridge, Winchester area, 23km
  • Hulbert, 19km
  • Sandtown, 24km
  • Goldfield, 25km
  • The Boyne, 26km
  • Brouseville, 20km
  • Connaught, Chesterville area, 28km
  • OsnabruckCentre, 22km
  • Vinegar Hill, Kemptville area, 22km
  • Glen Stewart, 20km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Lake St. Lawrence, 18km
  • Lissons Lake, 45km
  • Loch Garry, 54km
  • Buells Creek Reservoir, 52km
  • Black Lake, 61km
  • Middle Lake, 59km
  • Cranberry Lake, 52km
  • Lac Deschenes, 70km
  • Mud Lake, 62km
  • Lambs Pond, 56km
  • Mill Pond, 62km
  • Atkins Lake, 55km
  • Brewer Park Pond, 67km
  • Mud Lake, 59km
  • Lees Pond, 61km
  • Lake St. Francis, 58km
  • Dows Lake, 69km
 
  • Centre Lake, 62km
  • Sand Pits Lake, 72km
  • McKay Lake, 73km
  • Lac Georges, 80km
  • Temperance Lake, 65km
  • Graham Lake, 66km
  • Mud Lake, 71km
  • Irish Lake, 63km
  • Mud Lake, 66km
  • Lake Eloida, 67km
  • Wiltse Lake, 69km
  • North Mud Lake, 66km
  • South Mud Lake, 66km
  • Dunbar Lake, 69km
  • Bellamys Lake, 70km
  • Bacchus Mud Lake, 69km
  • Mud Lake, 76km
 
  • Basin Lake, 77km
  • Mud Pond, 82km
  • Charleston Lake, 77km
  • Green Lake, 77km
  • Lower Rideau Lake, 74km
  • Upper Beverley Lake, 78km
  • Constance Lake, 85km
  • Bass Lake, 79km
  • Otter Lake, 75km
  • Killenbeck Lake, 82km
  • Lake of the Isles, 87km
  • Higley Lake, 82km
  • Bass Lake, 76km
  • Red Horse Lake, 81km
  • Little Long Lake, 81km
  • Lac Dollard-des-Ormeaux, 94km