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Founding of Orillia, The

The site of an Ojibwa reserve from 1830 to 1838, Orillia subsequently prospered as an agricultural and lumbering community. Transportation links with Toronto and Georgian Bay stimulated Orillia's development as a commercial centre and summer resort.

Location

Beside the Orillia Opera House, Mississauga and West Streets, Orillia

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: County of Simcoe

Municipality: City of Orillia

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