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St. Johns

Benjamin Canby's 1792 sawmill on Twelve Mile Creek formed the nucleus of the community of St. Johns, for several years the leading mill-centre in the Niagara region. Construction of the Welland Canal and the consequent emergence of small industries along its length, however, had undermined St. Johns' prosperity by 1850.

Location

On the grounds of 2984 Holland Road, St. Johns - northwest of Fonthill

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: Town of Pelham

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