Founding of Strathroy, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Founding of Strathroy, The

The sawmill and grist-mill that John Buchanan built on the Sydenham River in 1836 formed the basis of a settlement named after Buchanan's birthplace in Ireland. Construction of a rail line through Strathroy 20 years later ensured the community's continued development.

Location

On the grounds of the town hall, 52 Frank Street, Strathroy

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: Township of Strathroy-Caradoc

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