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Simon James Dawson 1820-1902

As a member of the Gladman-Hind expedition, Dawson surveyed a road line from the Lakehead to Fort Garry and extensively explored the hinterland northwest of Superior. His report helped to stimulate government interest in developing the western regions for settlement.

Location

In Hillcrest Park, High Street, Thunder Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: City of Thunder Bay

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