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Geraldton

Phone : (807) 854-0180
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Geraldton

Geraldton, ON (Nearby: Longlac, Aroland, Nakina, Jellicoe, Caramat)

106 First NW.
Geraldton, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northwest Ontario

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 2,555. In Ashmore T., Thunder Bay Dist. on the CNR and Hwy 584, 6 km N of Hwy 11,270 km NE of Thunder Bay.
  • The town name is an abridged compound of Fitzgerald and Errington, two men who fInanced mines when gold was discovered near Kenogamisis L. in 1931.
  • The post office opened as Geraldton in 1933. Before the post office opened the settlement was known as Oklend, sometimes misspelled as Oklene, and Little Longlac.
  • During peak production 12 mines were in operation, and when the last mine closed in 1971, more than $156 million in gold had been produced.
  • The MacLeod Mine headframe is just south of Gerald ton at the junction of Hwys. 11 & 584.
  • This mine produced more than two million ounces of gold between 1936 and 1970 before the ore vein petered out.
  • The 'Glory Hole' is .6 km. E of the junction on the S side of Hwy 11. It is a large deep crater created by MacLeod gold miners.


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