Town of Gananoque (Single Tier Leeds and Grenville)

Phone : (613) 382-2436
Your Host(s) : Gananoque Public Library

Gananoque, ON (Nearby: Lansdowne, Seeleys Bay, Joyceville, Lyndhurst, Cutler)

  • Before 1907
  • 1930s

100 Park St,
Gananoque, Ontario
K7G 2Y5

Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

can accommodate tour groups

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Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 4,971. In Front of Leeds and Lansdowne Ts., Leeds and Grenville Cs., on the St. Lawrence R. at the mouth of the Gananoque R. and C. Rds. 2 & 32, 29 km E of Kingston.
  • United Empire Loyalist Co!. Joel Stone, who settled on his grant of 700 acres (283.5 ha) and built a mill in 1792, is considered to be the first settler.
  • A First Nations Peoples name, meaning 'rocks rising out of the water,' Gananoque had up to 52 different spellings until the post office opened in 1817. One of the fIrst skirmishes of the War of 1812 took place at Gananoque.
  • An American contingent under Capt. Benjamin Forsyth, having forced the retreat ofthe Canadian militia, attacked the settlement, seized the government stores, and burned the depot.
  • Stone's wife was wounded by a random shot. In 1826, Charles McDonald who had become Stone's partner and married his daughter, built the largest flour mill in the province, which produced 25 percent of all the flour sent to Montreal.
  • Thousand Islands International Bridge is 15 km E of Gananoque at turnoff661 from Hwy 401. The structure was opened in 1938 by Prime Minister Mackenzie King and President Theodore Roosevelt.
  • The international bridge system contains five separate bridges with connecting viaducts and highways, which together cover a distance of 13 km.
  • Postcards above used with permission from A Great Lakes Treasury of Old Postcards 2007 Lorenzo Marcolin, MD 176 pp. For Copies call the Huronia Museum 705 526 2844 or email

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Off the beaten track:
  • Cheeseborough, 3km
  • Gananoque Junction, 4km
  • Legge, 3km
  • Gray's Beach, 3km
  • Maple Grove, Gananoque area, 4km
  • Emery, Lansdowne area, 6km
  • Willowbank, 5km
  • Marble Rock, 7km
  • Halsteads Bay, 6km
  • Wilstead, 6km
  • Campbell Maxwell Front, 7km
  • Willetsholme, 7km
  • Springfield, Lansdowne area, 9km
  • Eden Grove, Lansdowne area, 9km
  • Taylor, 10km
  • Port Metcalf, 11km
  • Woodburn, Gananoque area, 9km
  • Fairfax, 12km
  • Ebenezer, Lansdowne area, 11km
  • Atkinson, 11km
  • Berryton, 15km
  • Pine Grove, Gananoque area, 12km
  • Sand Bay Corner, 16km
  • Ivy Lea, 13km
  • Ellisville, 17km
  • Dulcemaine, 16km
  • Seeleys Bay, 17km
  • Brewers Mills, 15km
  • Washburn, 14km
  • Pitts Ferry, 14km
  • Long Point, Lansdowne area, 19km
  • Rapid Valley, 16km
  • Warburton, 18km
  • Selton, Lansdowne area, 15km
  • Brewer Lake, 15km
  • Outlet, 19km
  • Burnt Hills, 18km
  • Black Rapids, 20km
  • Leeds, 21km
  • Sweets Corners, Lansdowne area, 21km
  • Darlingside, 16km
  • Maple Hill, Inverary area, 16km
  • Greenfield, Lansdowne area, 19km
  • Mitchellville, 18km
  • Union, Lansdowne area, 18km
  • Pine Hill, Kingston area, 16km
  • Morton, 23km
  • Tilley, 19km
  • Brier Hill, 24km
  • Scotch Settlement, Kingston area, 20km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Howard Lake, 9km
  • Gananoque Lake, 13km
  • South Lake, 12km
  • Lime Lake, 15km
  • Leo Lake, 16km
  • Grippen Lake, 19km
  • Little Cranberry Lake, 18km
  • Long Lake, 19km
  • Brewer Lake, 16km
  • Cranberry Lake, 17km
  • Little Mud Lake, 19km
  • Singleton Lake, 21km
  • Lake of the Isles, 16km
  • Dog Lake, 18km
  • Killenbeck Lake, 21km
  • Whitefish Lake, 21km
  • Higley Lake, 21km
  • Cranesnest Lake, 20km
  • Traverse Lake, 21km
  • Deans Pond, 23km
  • Troy Lake, 23km
  • Mud Lake, 22km
  • Lyndhurst Lake, 24km
  • Horseshoe Lake, 22km
  • Mud Lake, 25km
  • Red Horse Lake, 24km
  • Little Bear Lake, 24km
  • Little Long Lake, 26km
  • Upper Peterson Lake, 24km
  • Lower Peterson Lake, 24km
  • Charleston Lake, 25km
  • Guerley Lake, 23km
  • Crow Lake, 25km
  • Basin Lake, 24km
  • Cedar Lake, 21km
  • Mud Lake, 25km
  • Bass Lake, 28km
  • Sand Lake, 27km
  • Green Lake, 28km
  • Hart Lake, 26km
  • Lower Beverley Lake, 30km
  • Russell Lake, 26km
  • Colonel By Lake, 21km
  • Pot Lake, 24km
  • Pothole Lake, 27km
  • Fishing Lake, 25km
  • Loughborough Lake, 24km
  • Lower Rock Lake, 26km
  • Round Lake, 23km
  • Opinicon Lake, 29km