Magnetawan River Steam Navigation - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Magnetawan River Steam Navigation

In 1879, the aptly named Pioneer was launched on the Magnetawan River, the first in a series of steamboats that for the next 50 years provided the only efficient means of transportation between the railhead at Burks Falls and the fledgling settlements along the river.

Location

Near the boatlaunch in Burks Falls Park, Highway 520, Burks Falls

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Parry Sound

Municipality: Village of Burk's Falls

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