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John McIntosh

After moving to Canada in 1796 from the United States, John McIntosh acquired a farm near this site in 1811. While clearing the land, he found apple seedlings and transplanted them. The trees grew and produced the famous McIntosh red apples.

Location

In Dundela, on the north side of Road 18, just west of the centre of the village and McIntosh Road.

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry

Municipality: Township of South Dundas

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