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Kent Bridge

Phone : (519) 692-4941
Your Host(s) : Thamesville Post Office

Thamesville, ON (Nearby: Kent Bridge, Chatham, Croton, Dresden, Florence)

17 Victoria St.
Thamesville, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Southwestern

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 76. In Chatham T., Kent Co., on the Thames R. and C. Rds. 2 & 15, 16 km NE of Chatham.
  • The community was named Kent Bridge when a wooden bridge was built across the Thames in 1854.
  • The first settler was Frederick Arnold, a United Empire Loyalist who came in the 1790s and built a gristmill on Arnold' s Creek.
  • The great Indian chief Tecumseh spent his last night at Arnold's Mill and on the day of the Battle of the Thames he stood under a beech tree waiting for Arnold to throw three shovels of earth off the mill dam as a signal the Americans were approaching
  • A tavern built by John Williams was a regular stage stop here in 1828 when the place was known as Howard Bridge.
  • In the mid-1840s Christopher Gee opened a brickyard and also operated a ferry across the river. Until the bridge was built, the place was called Gee's Ferry.

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  • Goose Lake, 32km
  • Club House Pond, 32km
  • South Pond, 32km
  • Goose Lake, 37km
  • Snooks Lake, 40km
  • Lake St. Clair, 43km
  • Stub Lake, 43km
  • Lake Chipican, 61km
  • Bush Pond, 69km
  • East Cranberry Pond, 70km
  • West Cranberry Pond, 70km
  • Lake Pond, 71km
  • Redhead Pond, 72km
  • Sanctuary Pond, 71km
  • Girardin Pond, 72km
  • Round Pond, 72km
  • Bell's Pond, 72km
  • Lake Henry, 89km
  • Union Pond, 75km
  • The Cove, 83km
  • Pinafore Lake, 78km
  • Sanders Pond, 77km
  • Lake Erie, 78km
  • Walkers Pond, 85km
  • Westminster Ponds, 85km
  • Pond Mills, 87km
  • Fox Lagoon, 100km
  • Tennants Pond, 88km
  • Fanshawe Lake, 95km
  • Morrison Lake, 107km
  • White's Pond, 88km
  • Springwater Pond, 89km
  • Foster Ponds, 94km
  • Beattie Pond, 95km
  • Mill Pond, 98km
  • Mud Lakes, 97km
  • International Lake, 96km
  • Tricks Pond, 126km
  • Lake Whittaker, 101km
  • Sunova Lake, 115km
  • Mud Lake, 109km
  • Wildwood Lake, 118km
  • Spring Lake, 109km
  • Harrington Pond, 120km
  • Centreville Pond, 116km
  • Embro Pond, 120km
  • Lake Lisgar, 117km
  • Lake Victoria, 131km
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