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Oliver Daunais 1836-1916

Daunais' discovery and promotion of several short-lived but prosperous silver-mining ventures in the Thunder Bay area during the 1880s earned him the name Silver King. Daunais also played a leading role in the early development of the town of Port Arthur.

Location

Highway 588 and River Road near the site of his first important discovery, Stanley - south of Highway 11/17, west of Thunder Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: Township of Oliver-Paipoonge

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