18 Upper St.,
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario
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- Pop. 201. In Billings T., Manitoulin Dist., on Manitoulin I. on Mudge Lake off North Ch. Of L. Huron and Hwy 540, 45 km. SW of Little Current.
- Kagawong, a First Nations Peoples name meaning 'where mists rise from the falling waters,' was the name given to the community when the post office opened in 1876.
- Before that, the place had been called Mudge Bay. A generating station near Bridal Veil Falls once provided hydro-electric power for all of Manitoulin I., but only the foundations of the plant remain.
- Tourists now visit Kagawong to enjoy the beauty of Bridal Veil Falls, which drop from Kagawong L. and flow through Falls Park.
- The park is at the entrance to the Village ofKagawong on Hwy 540. The pulpit in the local Anglican church is fashioned from the planks of a wrecked ship.
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