Founding of Port Dover, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


Founding of Port Dover, The

Efforts by the government in 1842 to build up the harbour facilities at the mouth of the Lynn River stimulated the development of the small community of Port Dover. Shipyards, tanneries, mills and a foundry soon formed the industrial core of this significant Lake Erie port.


At the Harbour Museum, 8 Harbour Street, Port Dover

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Norfolk (District)

Municipality: County of Norfolk