Founding of Springfield, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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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.

Location

At the municipal building, 106 Main Street, Springfield

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: Town of Malahide

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