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Portage Road, The

Portage Road generally follows the route from Lake Simcoe to Balsam Lake travelled by Champlain and his Huron allies in 1615. It was surveyed in 1834-35 by John Smith and did much to encourage settlement in the district.

Location

At the intersection of County Road 46 and Highway 48 on a section of the former road, west of Kirkfield near Bolsover

Region: Central Ontario

County/District: City of Kawartha Lakes (District)

Municipality: City of Kawartha Lakes

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