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Alton

Phone : (519) 941-5480
Your Host(s) : Library

Alton, ON (Nearby: Orangeville, Caledon Village, Belfountain, Erin, Hillsburgh)

  • Dods’ Knitting Mill Built along Shaw’s Creek in Alton in 1881 by Benjamin Ward, and operated as a knitting mill until 1965.
  • Dods’ Knitting Mill Built along Shaw’s Creek in Alton in 1881 by Benjamin Ward, and operated as a knitting mill until 1965.
  • Dods’ Knitting Mill Built along Shaw’s Creek in Alton in 1881 by Benjamin Ward, and operated as a knitting mill until 1965.

15 Station St.
Alton, Ontario
L7K 0C5


Ontario Tourism Region : York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,025. Part of the Town ofCaledon, Reg. Mun. of Peel, on the West Br. of the Credit R. and C. Rd. 136, 82 km. NW of Toronto.
  • The place was settled in the 1830s by members of the Thomas Russell family, who for three years were the only inhabitants.
  • As others took up land in the area, the name Williamstown was used. When the post office was being established in 1854, postmaster John S. Meek suggested the name Alton after a town in Illinois.


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