Founding of Simcoe, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


Founding of Simcoe, The

The small hamlet surrounding Aaron Culver's mills was burned and looted by American troops during the War of 1812. Undaunted, Culver laid out a village plot a few years later, and the resulting community of Simcoe eventually became the seat of the Talbot District.


In Lynnwood Park, Norfolk Street North or Highway 24, Simcoe

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Norfolk (District)

Municipality: County of Norfolk