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Phone : (519) 596-2520
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Tobermory

Tobermory, ON (Nearby: Miller Lake, Dyers Bay, Stokes Bay, South Baymouth, Lions Head)

  • 1909
  • Steamer Meaford
  • 1943
  • S.S. Norisle

16 Brock St.
Tobermory, Ontario
N0H 2R0

Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 600. In St. Edmunds T., Bruce C., at the N tip of the Bruce Peninsula the mouth to Georgian Bay from L. Huron,
  • the N terminus of Hwy 6, the N terminus of the Bruce Trail, and the S terminus of a summer-only ferry service to Manitoulin Island., 112 km NW of Owen Sound.
  • Two snug harbours, known as Big Tub and Little Tub, serve as marine centres for the northern part of the Bruce Peninsula and occasionally accommodate Great Lakes ships sitting out a storm.
  • Capt. John Charles Earl, the township's first pioneer, settled at Big Tub in 187l. The community was first called St. Edmunds and Bury after the borough of Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England.
  • William Coutts Keppel, Viscount Bury, was superintendent of Indian affairs in the province of Canada in the 1850s and arranged the purchase of the Bruce Peninsula from the Ojibwa.
  • A decade later, when the post office was established, it was named after a look-alike fishing port on Scotland's Isle of Mull.
  • Fathom Five National Marine Park, Canada's first national marine park, includes 19 of the Cape Hurd Is.
  • (including two 'flowerpot' islands, just off Tobermory) and the waters in between, which attract divers to the 21 sail and steam vessel wrecks within the park.
  • 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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  • Clarke's Corners, 34km
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  • Loon Lake, 9km
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  • Twin Marsh Lakes, 15km
  • Scugog Lake, 18km
  • George Lake, 17km
  • Emmett Lake, 17km
  • Lower Andrew Lake, 17km
  • Marley Lake, 19km
  • Moore Lake, 20km
  • Warder Lake, 20km
  • Clear Lake, 20km
  • Crane Lake, 22km
  • Shouldice Lake, 22km
  • Umbrella Lake, 21km
  • Quenlin Lake, 23km
  • Conley Lake, 24km
  • Miller Lake, 27km
  • Lymburner Lake, 25km
  • Ague Lake, 31km
  • Gillies Lake, 26km
  • Britain Lake, 28km
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  • West Little Lake, 42km
  • Rowes Lake, 47km
  • Mitigonaganing Lake, 54km
  • Poole Lake, 47km
  • Owl Lake, 46km
  • Sucker Lake, 55km
  • Little Lake, 48km
  • Smoky Hollow Lake, 53km
  • White's Lake, 56km
  • Beattie Lake, 57km
  • Windfall Lake, 59km
  • Sky Lake, 59km
  • East Lily Lake, 64km
  • Lake Manitou, 63km
  • Long Lake, 62km
  • Mud Lake, 60km
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  • Dace Lake, 62km
  • Turtle Lake, 67km
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