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Quaker Settlement at Sparta, The

The Quaker community known as the Sparta Settlement was founded on a 3,000-acre land grant obtained by Jonathan Doan in 1815. Six years later, the prosperous farming centre included mills, a tannery, and a meeting house and burying ground.

Location

At the Friends' Cemetery, Sparta-Union Road or County Road 27, just west of Sparta

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Elgin

Municipality: City of St. Thomas

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