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Founding of Bolton, The

James Bolton and his nephew George erected a grist-mill on the Humber River in 1823 which over the next few years became the centre of a small settlement known as Bolton's Mills. Other industries joined the mills and by 1871, with the arrival of railway service, Bolton was a thriving industrial centre.

Location

On Mill Street, between King Street North and Queen Street East, Bolton

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: Regional Municipality of Peel

Municipality: Town of Caledon

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