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Alliston, ON (Nearby: Everett, Baxter, Beeton, Loretto, Egbert)

  • Nicolston Gristmill The original mill on this Alliston site, built in 1858, burnt in 1900. It was replaced in 1907 by the present building.
  • Nicolston Gristmill The original mill on this Alliston site, built in 1858, burnt in 1900. It was replaced in 1907 by the present building.

14 Victoria St W.,
Alliston, Ontario
L9R 1S8

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

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 8,225. In Tecwnseth T., Simcoe C., on the Boyne R. (a tributary of the Nottawasaga) and Hwy 89, 35 km. SW of Barrie.
  • In 1847 settler William Fletcher and his son, John, built a log shanty and the following year a sawmill and frame house. Fletcher named the place Alliston after his native town in Yorkshire, England.
  • In 1891 a frre destroyed most of the town's business establishments. Alliston has two famous sons, Sir Frederick Grant Banting and Theodore Pringle Loblaw.
  • In 1923, Banting shared a Nobel Prize with his University of Toronto department head, Dr. J. J. R. MacLeod, for isolating insulin, used in the treatment of diabetes.
  • Theodore Pringle Loblaw was born in the nearby hamlet of Elm Grove in 1872. An orphan, he went to work in a Toronto grocery store.
  • By the age of 28 he owned his own shop, and in 1919, in partnership with J. Milton Cork, founded Loblaws Groceterias Ltd., a grocery chain that at one time owned 158 stores in the United States and more than 100 in Ontario.

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