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Toronto-Sydenham Road, The

Surveyed by Charles Rankin, this colonization road was constructed mainly between 1848 and 1851. It served to open up portions of Grey and Dufferin for settlement and provided a more direct route between Owen Sound and Toronto. Highway 10 now follows much of the old roadway.

Location

Near the northern terminus of the route, in Memorial Park, Highway 6/10, Chatsworth

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Grey

Municipality: Township of Chatsworth

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