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Published by Museum of Indian Archaeology, University of Western Ontario in London, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Portages -- Ontario -- Simcoe County.,
  • Simcoe (Ont. : County) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 41-42.

Statement[by] Wilfred Jury and Elsie McLeod Jury.
SeriesUniversity of Western Ontario. Museum of Indian Archaeology. Museum bulletin -- no. 11., Bulletin (Museum of Indian Archaeology) -- no. 11.
ContributionsJury, Elsie McLeod Murray.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p.
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16603644M

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to cut a road from the north shore of Kempenfelt Bay to Penetanguishene was rejected. It would require too many men and too much time. Instead, the Nine-Mile Portage would be improved and brought into general use despite the winding Nottawasaga River’s countless rocks and shoals. In early , carpenter and millwright, Jacob Gill helped to. The Nine Mile Portage was a trail which connects Kempenfelt Bay of Lake Simcoe, Ontario, to Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga River that flows to Wasaga Beach on Georgian Bay. The city of Barrie plans to make it possible to walk the original route of the trail, but at present no public right-of-way exists.. John Franklin 'fix[ed] the longitude and latitude of the “Nottawassaga. Nine Mile Portage was a trail leading from Kempenfelt Bay, on Lake Simcoe, to Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga River, which flows into Georgian Bay at Wasaga Beach. Willow Depot, located on high ground about a mile from Willow Creek, was built as a storage and shipping post for goods coming over the portage. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River Wilfrid Jury Not In Library. The agricultural geography of Simcoe County, Ontario, Kelly Not In Library. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to Nottawasaga River , 1 book Frank Ridley, 1 book Devitt, O. E, 1 book Jeanie Tummon, 1 book Clay Lafleur, 1 book.

This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Series: Bulletin of The Museums, University of Western Ontario. Series by cover. 1–6 of 6 (show all) Works (6) The Nine-Mile Portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River by Wilfrid Jury: Series Information Translate Series Title Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series. From here, the route entered Lake Simcoe and led to the head of Kempenfeldt Bay where Nine Mile Portage led to Willow Creek, the Nottawasaga River and Lake Huron. Lieutenant Colonel Robert McDouall reached Fort Mackinac via this route on 19 May , to take charge of the post and the surrounding : Commandeered for the Provincial Marine. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River: I, Historical significance of the portage: II, Report on search for nine-mile portage Jury, Wilfrid, Book,

Nine Mile Portage Location: In the SW corner of the small park on the south side of Dunlop Street across from Owen Street. Text from the Plaque: Site of eastern terminus of an Indian portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to Willow Creek and thence by the Nottawasaga River to Georgian Bay. Jury, Wilfrid The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River Published by: London, Ont.: University of Western Ontario In this Museum Bulletin no the Jurys report on the search for the nine-mile portage and on its historical significance. The route linked Lake Simcoe with Lake Huron. A Reading Room Schmalz. Situated between Barrie and Angus, the Tiffin Centre for Conservation is home to the NVCA's Administration Centre, and the + acre property is a four-season destination for environmental recreation and education.. Learn more about the Tiffin Conservation Area.   A third route was overland from Lake Ontario at York (Toronto) north on Yonge Street to Holland Landing and the Holland River. From here, the route entered Lake Simcoe and led to the head of Kempenfeldt Bay (Barrie) where Nine Mile Portage led to Willow Creek, the .