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Desjardins Canal, The

The Desjardins Canal opened in 1837. By linking the community of Dundas to the shipping trade on Lake Ontario it contributed to the economic development of the region. With the completion of the Great Western Railway in 1853, however, the canal began to fall into disuse.

Location

In Desjardins Centennial Park, East Street North, Dundas

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: City of Hamilton (District)

Municipality: City of Hamilton

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