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 Odessa     
 Odessa, ON (Nearby: Amherstview, Kingston, Westbrook, Yarker, Bath, Stella)

 
 
Babcock Mill Found in the town of Odessa, this lovely mill was built in 1856. It is currently a museum exhibit. Asselstine Woolen Mill  Built near Odessa by Michael Asselstine in 1828 and in operation until 1947. It was moved to Upper Canada Village as an exhibit and has a wealth of working equipment to be seen. Asselstine Woolen Mill  Built near Odessa by Michael Asselstine in 1828 and in operation until 1947. It was moved to Upper Canada Village as an exhibit and has a wealth of working equipment to be seen. Asselstine Woolen Mill  Built near Odessa by Michael Asselstine in 1828 and in operation until 1947. It was moved to Upper Canada Village as an exhibit and has a wealth of working equipment to be seen. Asselstine Woolen Mill  Built near Odessa by Michael Asselstine in 1828 and in operation until 1947. It was moved to Upper Canada Village as an exhibit and has a wealth of working equipment to be seen. Asselstine Woolen Mill  Built near Odessa by Michael Asselstine in 1828 and in operation until 1947. It was moved to Upper Canada Village as an exhibit and has a wealth of working equipment to be seen.

103 Main St.,
Odessa, Ontario
K0H 2H0


Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Phone : (613) 386-3879
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Odessa

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 1,162. In Ernestown T., Lennox and Addington Cs., on Millhaven Cr., and C. Rds. 2 & 4, just S of Hwy 401, 23 km. W of Kingston.
  • Joshua Booth, a United Empire Loyalist, was the first recorded landowner. He arrived with Jessup's Rangers in 1784. The Rangers were a Loyalist force raised in 1776 in the neighbourhood of Albany by Edward Jessup (1735-1816).
  • John Link built a grist mill in 1830, and the post office opened as Mill Creek in 1838.
  • The name was changed to Odessa by postmaster Parker Smith Timmerman in 1855 to commemorate the 1854 siege by the British during the Crimean War of the Russian city Odessa.
  • Timmerman was postmaster for six decades and revolutionized early mail handling by proposing the central sorting of mail and use of small bags for each distribution point. Prior to this, mail was carried in one large bag and resorted at each stop.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884


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Visitors to this page: 6,639     This record last updated: February 24, 2014


Off the beaten track:
 
  • Asselstine, 4km
  • Wilton, 5km
  • Thorpe, 5km
  • Sharpton, 6km
  • Ernestown, 7km
  • Links Mills, 7km
  • Florida, Kingston area, 7km
  • Nicholsons Point, 8km
  • Millhaven, 9km
  • Bayview, Collins Bay area, 8km


  • Nearby Lakes:
     
  • Odessa Lake, 5km
  • Lost Lake, 6km
  • Mill Pond, 9km
  • Varty Lake, 15km
  • Napanee Lake, 18km
  • Pondlily Lake, 19km
  • Hambly Lake, 21km
  • Camden Lake, 19km
  • Pero Lake, 22km
  • Knowlton Lake, 22km

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