Founding of Renfrew, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Founding of Renfrew, The

Attracted by the lumber activity in the upper Ottawa valley, settlers began moving into the area of present-day Renfrew in the 1830s. The opening of the Opeongo Road in 1854 ensured Renfrew's continued growth.

Location

In Low's Square, Plaunt Street and Railway Avenue, Renfrew

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: County of Renfrew

Municipality: Town of Renfrew

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