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Road Trip #3 The Mining Towns of Centre Hastings

 

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DELORO, VILLAGE OF

From its beginning the Village of Deloro was a "company town" reliant on mining and refining. Today it is the site of a major environmental clean

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HAROLD COLMAN RICKABY

Deputy minister of the Ontario Department of Mines for twenty-two years, "Rick" Rickaby was respected for his contributions to science and the mi

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MARMORA IRONWORKS 1823

In 1821 an Irish immigrant, Charles Hayes, began building here one of the province's earliest smelters and foundries, which by June, 1823, was ready to p

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MINERS OF MARMORA AND LAKE

Marmora is Upper Canada's first pioneer irontown, established in 1821. The iron ore works gave life to mines in Blairton, Belmont and Ma

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ONTARIO'S FIRST GOLD MINE

In August, 1866, Marcus Herbert Powell, Clerk of the Division Court and part-time prospector, struck gold on the farm of John Richardson.

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