Founding of Springfield, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


Founding of Springfield, The

Although a village plot was surveyed in 1857, growth was slow until the Canadian Southern Railway built a station at Springfield in the 1870s. The community subsequently became an important shipping centre for the county's many agriculture-based industries.


At the municipal building, 106 Main Street, Springfield

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: Town of Malahide