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Founding of Stoney Point, The

Coincident with increased travel along the Tecumseh Road in the 1830s, small communities of predominantly French-speaking settlers began to form along the south shore of Lake St. Clair. Stoney Point (Pointe aux Roches) flourished briefly in mid-18th century until depletion of local timber resources reduced the village's mainstay industry.

Location

In front of the municipal building, 6690 Tecumseh Road, Stoney Point

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Essex

Municipality: Town of Lakeshore

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