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Fort Willow Sign - The Beginnings

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Describes the area before the existance of Fort Willow.  Shows where the shores of Lake Algonquin would have been. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Describes the area before the existance of Fort Willow. Shows where the shores of Lake Algonquin would have been. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

General Attributes (Click an attribute to find more related items)

Business:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity
Photo Year:2011
Site:Fort Willow
Site:Minesing Swamp

Location Attributes (Click on location to find more related items)

Country:Canada
County:Simcoe County
Road:Grenfel Road
State/Province:Ontario
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Population and limts sign for Severn Township in Ontario.  Taken while travelling along Highway 11 Southbound. Population on sign is 12500.
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Population and limts sign for Severn Township in Ontario. Taken while travelling along Highway 11 Southbound. Population on sign is 12500.

Photo Attributes:Canada, Simcoe County, Severn Township, 2011, Highway 11, Ontario,
In these galleries:Boundary Signs, Highways, Population Signs, Signs

Welcome sign for Barrie Ontario.  Taken on highway 400, near the Duckworth exit.
Barrie Welcome Sign on Highway 400 South

Welcome sign for Barrie Ontario. Taken on highway 400, near the Duckworth exit.

Photo Attributes:Barrie, Canada, Simcoe County, Simcoe County, 2011, Ontario,
In these galleries:City Entrance Signs, Signs

What would have been the entrance gate to Fort Willow.  Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Fort Willow - entrance gate

What would have been the entrance gate to Fort Willow. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Signs

Sign describes what happened to Fort Willow after the War of 1812. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Fort Willow Sign - The Post War Years

Sign describes what happened to Fort Willow after the War of 1812. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Signs

The Willow Fort layout is shown on this sign within the fort area.  Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Welcome to Fort Willow Sign showing fort layout.

The Willow Fort layout is shown on this sign within the fort area. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Information Signs, Signs, Site Maps

Describes the Fort Willow involvement in the War of 1812.  Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Fort Willow involvement in the Nottawasaga Route.

Describes the Fort Willow involvement in the War of 1812. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Signs

The information described on these sign is further explored on this web site.  Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Fort Willow information kiosk - near entrance

The information described on these sign is further explored on this web site. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Information Signs, Signs

One of a set of signs at Fort Willow, describing the involvement of Fort Willow in the War of 1812. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.
Signpost at Fort Willow - showing war of 1812 involvement

One of a set of signs at Fort Willow, describing the involvement of Fort Willow in the War of 1812. Located in Ontario near the minesing swamp.

Photo Attributes:Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authourity, Canada, Simcoe County, 2011, Grenfel Road, Minesing Swamp, Fort Willow, Ontario,
In these galleries:Historical, Signs


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In these galleries:Historical, Signs

Related Links

2011 Links:The year 2011 at Wikipedia
from site: 2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.
Canada Links:Canada - Wikipedia
Government of Canada Site
Official web site for the Government of Canada.
Fort Willow Links:Fort Willow Trail by Ontario Trails
from site: Information kiosks give a thorough history of the area's past use and how its location helped ensure the geographical boundaries of Canada today. Hike the surrounding trail network and plan to have lunch at the Fort.
Historic Fort Willow Site - by Friends of Historic Fort Willow 2009
from site: Strategically located as a supply depot during the War of 1812, the Fort Willow area was also used for centuries by our Aboriginal peoples, the fur traders and explorers, as part of a major transportation route known as Nine Mile Portage.
Minesing Swamp Links:Minesing Swamp - Wikipedia
Minesing Swamp is a Ramsar boreal wetland in central Ontario, Canada, identified and classified through the International Biological Program.
Ontario Links:Government of Ontario, Canada
Official Governtment site for the province of Ontario.

Photo Data

Make:SONY
Model:DSC-HX9V
DateTime:2011:07:18 12:22:04
Exposure Time:1/30
F:33/10
ISO:640
DateTimeDigitized :2011:07:17 08:36:34
DateTimeOriginal :2011:07:17 08:36:34
Lens :4.3-68.5 mm f/3.3-5.9
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