Founding of Wingham, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Founding of Wingham, The

Ideally located at the convergence of two branches of the Maitland River, Wingham became a prominent supply and distribution centre for the agricultural and lumbering hinterland. Railway expansion in the 1870s stimulated further growth and the village tripled its population in a five-year period.

Location

At the Wingham Museum, 273 Josephine Street, Wingham

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Huron

Municipality: Township of North Huron

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