Founding of Meaford, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


Founding of Meaford, The

By the time the Northern Railway reached Collingwood in 1855, Meaford was a good-sized settlement with several small industries and craftsmen. Steamboat connections with nearby ports stimulated the town's economic growth.


On Sykes Street, west of the town hall, Meaford

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Grey

Municipality: Municipality of Meaford