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Founding of Ridgetown, The

Economic growth was slow in this small agricultural community until the Canada Southern Railway made Ridgetown a stop on its Fort Erie-to-Amherstburg line in 1872. Then the village became an important depot for local grain and lumber shipments.

Location

On the grounds of the public library, Main Street, Ridgetown

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: Municipality of Chatham-Kent (District)

Municipality: Municipality of Chatham-Kent

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