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William Cameron Edwards 1844-1921

A leading lumber producer in the Ottawa valley, Edwards owned many mills in Rockland and Ottawa. As the member of parliament for Russell from 1887 to 1903, he vigorously promoted the interests of lumberers in provincial forestry policies.

Location

At the site of the ruins of his sawmill complex, Parc du Moulin, Edwards Street, north of Highway 17, Rockland

Region: Eastern Ontario

County/District: United Counties of Prescott and Russell

Municipality: City of Clarence-Rockland

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