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Phone : (519) 846-9841
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Elora

Elora, ON (Nearby: Fergus, Alma, West Montrose, Ariss, Belwood)

  • Elora Mill From the town of Elora, this six story mill was built in 1859. The whole area is a great place to visit, especially for photographers. The mill is beside the Elora Waterfall.
  • Elora Mill From the town of Elora, this six story mill was built in 1859. The whole area is a great place to visit, especially for photographers. The mill is beside the Elora Waterfall.
  • Wissler’s Mill Built in about 1852, Wissler’s Mill was a grist mill that is situated by the Salem Bridge near Elora, Ontario. Like many Ontario mills, it has suffered some calamities. It was struck by lightning in 1899, losing most of a wall and was gutted in a fire in the 1920?s but was re-built. It ceased operation in 1965. It was subsequently converted to a private residence.

150 Geddes
Elora, Ontario
N0B 1S0

Ontario Tourism Region : Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington

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Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 3,126. In Nichol T., Wellington C., on the GrandR. at Irvine Cr. and C. Rds. 21 & 86, 24 km. NW of Guelph.
  • First known as Irvine Settlement and nicknamed 'City of Rocks,' the settlement was founded in 1832 by retired British officer Capt. William Gilkison.
  • He named the place Elora after his brother's ship, which in turn had been named after the cave temples of Ellora, India. Roswell Matthews built a house at the site in 1817.
  • He had been commissioned to build a mill, but after floods swept away a number of his efforts, he abandoned the project. The fIve-story limestone mill built in 1859 now is a posh inn.
  • Long-time resident Charles Clarke (1826-1909) was a prominent fIgure in the radical reform movement in Ontario. He played a major role in drafting the Clear Grit platform in 1851, whose policies included representation by population and secret ballot.

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  • Inverhaugh, 5km
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  • Alma Station, 7km
  • Cumnock, 9km
  • Spier, 8km
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  • Shands, 8km
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  • Parker, 15km
  • Craigsholme, 16km
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  • Rosendale, 21km
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Nearby Lakes:
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  • Lake Belwood, 11km
  • Guelph Lake, 18km
  • Blue Springs Pond, 24km
  • Four Wells Lake, 23km
  • Silver Lake, 26km
  • Laurel Lake, 26km
  • Columbia Lake, 26km
  • Victoria Park Lake, 27km
  • Laurel Creek Reservoir, 26km
  • Luther Lake, 28km
  • Clair Lake, 27km
  • Mill Pond, 29km
  • Sunfish Lake, 29km
  • Paradise Lake, 28km
  • Roman Lake, 25km
  • Conestogo Lake, 24km
  • Mud Lake, 29km
  • Little Lake, 32km
  • Puslinch Lake, 33km
  • Barrie's Lake, 37km
  • Orr's Lake, 37km
  • Hofstetter Lake, 35km
  • Spongy Lake, 34km
  • Alder Lake, 38km
  • Cressview Lakes, 33km
  • Reid's Lake, 40km
  • Taylor Lake, 41km
  • Caledon Lake, 34km
  • Fairy Lake, 31km
  • Cowan's Lake, 43km
  • Cottrell Lake, 43km
  • Bannister Lake, 43km
  • McCrone's Lakes, 44km
  • Wrigley's Lake, 44km
  • Deans Lake, 43km
  • Elliott's Lake, 44km
  • Jedburgh Pond, 44km
  • Grass Lake, 44km
  • Millers Lake, 44km
  • McCallum's Pond, 35km
  • Watson Pond, 44km
  • Emerald Lake, 38km
  • Little Turnbull Lake, 45km
  • Hillside Lake, 45km
  • Despond Lakes, 45km
  • Moore Pond, 45km
  • Valens Reservoir, 40km
  • Pinehurst Lake, 46km
  • Turnbull Lake, 46km