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Georgetown- Daily Mail

Origin of Georgetown Street Names

Georgetown Street Names *Academy Road:After the Georgetown Academy, a private school near the old Smith and Stone Factory. *Albert Street: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Goth (1819-1861) married Queen Victoria in 1840. Alcott Drive: Gordon Alcott, town resident, founder of Little N.H.L. … Continue reading

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Georgetown – Daily Leader 1854

The Daily Leader – Toronto, 25th March 1854 New Paper Mill The Barber Brothers, so well known for their manufacturing enterprise, are putting up a new and extensive Paper Mill on the Credit, near Georgetown. It is a stone building, … Continue reading

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Properties in Georgetown 1854

Property in Georgetown The Daily Leader – Toronto, 15th March 1854 At a sale of village lots near the Railway station, at Georgetown, Esquesing, the property of Geo. Kennedy, Esq., on the 9th inst., the prices ranged from 30 pounds … Continue reading

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Day in Georgetown – Hamilton Spectator 1859

Hamilton Spectator May 14, 1859 – A Day In Georgetown (From a Correspondent)            As Parliamentary news does not fill your columns, and it is likely your valuable sheet will not be as crowded as heretofore, I take the opportunity … Continue reading

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Georgetown – Toronto Daily Mail 1893

On the serpentine ridges that bank the west branch of the River Credit, in the township of Esquesing (an Indian word signifying “The land of the Tall Pines”), County of Halton, twenty-nine miles due west of Toronto, on the main … Continue reading

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Georgetown Manufacturing – Georgetown Herald 1913

Georgetown: A Busy Manufacturing Community The Georgetown Herald, Wed. December 17, 1913 Of the smaller urban centers of Ontario, perhaps none is better known or more thriving, considering its size, than the beautiful and progressive village of Georgetown. There is … Continue reading

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