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 Tory Hill     
 Tory Hill, ON (Nearby: Wilberforce, Gooderham, Harcourt, Highland Grove, Haliburton)

 
 

RR # 1,
Tory Hill, Ontario
K0L 2Y0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Ontario's Highlands

Phone : (705) 448-1139
Your Host(s) : Bwana John's Imports Inc.

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 87. In Haliburton C.on Hwy 121 andC. Rd. 503, 40 km SW of Bancroft. Crown Lands agent John Anderson settled near the community and in 1883 had a post office established and himself appointed postmaster.
  • Like most of the settlers, he was a staunch Tory. A lone Liberal in the hamlet is said to have sarcastically suggested the name Tory Hill for the post office because Anderson's house was located on a nearby hill.
  • Anderson submitted that name, and Glen Anderson, to postal authorities, who chose Tory Hill.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884


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Visitors to this page: 5,050     This record last updated: August 31, 2009


Off the beaten track:
 
  • Hotspur, 3km
  • Essonville, 4km
  • South Wilberforce, 6km
  • Wilberforce, 8km
  • Pusey, 10km
  • Ursa, 9km
  • Ironsides, 13km
  • Cheddar, 11km
  • Deer Lake, 18km
  • Harburn, 21km


  • Nearby Lakes:
     
  • McCue Lake, 1km
  • Tory Lake, 1km
  • Days Lake, 2km
  • Long Lake, 3km
  • Lowry Lake, 5km
  • Esson Lake, 5km
  • Hillbrow Lake, 6km
  • Teds Lake, 5km
  • Yates Lake, 6km
  • Mountain Lake, 7km

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