Founding of Wingham, The - Ontario Heritage Trust


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.


At the Wingham Museum, 273 Josephine Street, Wingham

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Huron

Municipality: Township of North Huron