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nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River

Wilfrid Jury

nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River

by Wilfrid Jury

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Published by University of Western Ontario in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilfrid Jury and E.M. Jury.
SeriesUniversity of Western Ontario. Museum of Indian Archaeology. Bulletin -- no. 11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19468058M

They were passing along the nine-mile portage leading from the north shore of Kempenfelt Bay to the Nottawasaga River and the Upper Great Lakes. Settlers would soon follow to confront the hardships and joys of life in the Canadian frontier. As the southeastern terminus of the portage, the north shore became a very active place. Arriving in The dirty water goes unexplained. The Maitland is low and clear. Anglers are finding fresh fish every morning that are migrating in from Lake Huron as is The Nine Mile River at Port Albert. 4, Rainbow have been lifted over the dam on the Nine Mile but fresh fish are still being taken daily at the mouth. The Saugeen is low and clear.

  Front Barrie the Nine Mile Portage Road was cut through to Willow Creek. There, trees, cut from the surrounding forest, were fashioned into bateaux, and in these improvised craft, when spring came, the relieving force floated down Willow Creek to the Nottawasaga River, along that river to Georgian Bay, and thence to Mackinac. Archaeology and the Fur Trade Bibliography. The Structure of a Hudson's Bay Company Post, to. The Nine-Mile Portage f rom Kempenfeldt B ay to The Nottawasaga R : Michael Pfeiffer.

Coho salmon, which are no longer stocked, have a small self-sustaining stronghold in streams such as the Nottawasaga, Sauble, Maitland and Nine Mile rivers. Pink salmon are present in many tributaries, but not terribly common or popular, except in the St. Mary's, which receives a large and regular run during odd years and decent runs in even years. Simcoe’s first road was the “Nine-mile Portage,” between Kempenfeldt Bay and Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga. This was in one place so steep that when, in , cannon had to be taken over it, it was necessary to put ropes round the trees at the wayside to prevent the loads going too fast.


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Nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River by Wilfrid Jury Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Nine-Mile Portage was an overland route from the head of Kempenfelt Bay in Lake Simcoe, where the town of Barrie now stands, to Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga River which empties into Georgian Bay at Wasaga Beach.

Get this from a library. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to Nottawasaga River. [Wilfrid Jury; Elsie McLeod Murray Jury]. to cut a road from the north shore of Kempenfelt Bay to Penetanguishene was rejected.

It would require too many men and too much time. Instead, the Nine-Mile Portage would be improved and brought into general use despite the winding Nottawasaga River’s countless rocks and shoals. In earlycarpenter and millwright, Jacob Gill helped to. The Nine Mile Portage was a trail which connects Kempenfelt Bay of Lake Simcoe, Ontario, to Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga River that flows to Wasaga Beach on Georgian Bay.

The city of Barrie plans to make it possible to walk the original route of the trail, but at present no public right-of-way exists. John Franklin 'fix[ed] the longitude and latitude of the “Nottawassaga. Nine Mile Portage was a trail leading from Kempenfelt Bay, on Lake Simcoe, to Willow Creek, a tributary of the Nottawasaga River, which flows into Georgian Bay at Wasaga Beach.

Willow Depot, located on high ground about a mile from Willow Creek, was built as a storage and shipping post for goods coming over the portage.

The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River Wilfrid Jury Not In Library. The agricultural geography of Simcoe County, Ontario, Kelly Not In Library. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to Nottawasaga River1 book Frank Ridley, 1 book Devitt, O.

E, 1 book Jeanie Tummon, 1 book Clay Lafleur, 1 book. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Series: Bulletin of The Museums, University of Western Ontario.

Series by cover. 1–6 of 6 (show all) Works (6) The Nine-Mile Portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River by Wilfrid Jury: Series Information Translate Series Title Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. From here, the route entered Lake Simcoe and led to the head of Kempenfeldt Bay where Nine Mile Portage led to Willow Creek, the Nottawasaga River and Lake Huron. Lieutenant Colonel Robert McDouall reached Fort Mackinac via this route on 19 Mayto take charge of the post and the surrounding : Commandeered for the Provincial Marine.

The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River: I, Historical significance of the portage: II, Report on search for nine-mile portage Jury, Wilfrid, Book, Nine Mile Portage Location: In the SW corner of the small park on the south side of Dunlop Street across from Owen Street.

Text from the Plaque: Site of eastern terminus of an Indian portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to Willow Creek and thence by the Nottawasaga River to Georgian Bay. Jury, Wilfrid The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River Published by: London, Ont.: University of Western Ontario In this Museum Bulletin no the Jurys report on the search for the nine-mile portage and on its historical significance.

The route linked Lake Simcoe with Lake Huron. A Reading Room Schmalz. Situated between Barrie and Angus, the Tiffin Centre for Conservation is home to the NVCA's Administration Centre, and the + acre property is a four-season destination for environmental recreation and education.

Learn more about the Tiffin Conservation Area. A third route was overland from Lake Ontario at York (Toronto) north on Yonge Street to Holland Landing and the Holland River. From here, the route entered Lake Simcoe and led to the head of Kempenfeldt Bay (Barrie) where Nine Mile Portage led to Willow Creek, the.

AcrosstheBayatLover'sCreek,theTownPlotofTollendalwas when a County Town was to be selected, the two plots on opposite sides ofthe Bay l. the Nine Mile Portage to Fort Willow. From the fort, it was downstream to Wasaga Beach to load supplies and troops for the trip to Fort Mackinac.

During the summer ofthe Nancy was discovered at the mouth of the Nottawasaga River by the American ships Niagara, Tigress and Scorpion. She was set afire and sank into the river.

Compre o livro Canadian Volume 4 na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Canadian Volume 4 - Livros na Amazon Brasil- Format: Capa Comum. The nine-mile portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to the Nottawasaga River / Wilfrid Jury and Elsie McLeod Jury.

E 78 O5 L6 NO Fairfield on the Thames: report of excavations made on the site of the early mission village, / Front Barrie the Nine Mile Portage Road was cut through to Willow Creek.

There, trees, cut from the surrounding forest, were fashioned into bateaux, and in these improvised craft, when spring came, the relieving force floated down Willow Creek to the Nottawasaga River, along that river to Georgian Bay, and thence to Mackinac.

During the War ofthe Nine Mile Portage from Kempenfel(d)t Bay to Willow Creek formed part of the vital route, via Yonge Street, Lake Simcoe, the Nottawasaga River and Georgian Bay which linked Upper Canada with the British posts on the upper Great Lakes.

Here, beside the Minesing Swamp and 2 km from the landing on Willow Creek, were. Discovery Harbour and the War of Originally the Nottawasaga River was the British depot on Georgian Bay, but the sinking of the British schooner Nancy by American ships there inshowed its vulnerability.

Penetanguishene was defensible and much better suited for a naval shipyard. Fort Willow Depot and Nine Mile Portage to.Nine Mile River is a stream located just miles from Goderich, in Lambton County, in the province of Ontario, Canada, near Sarnia, ON.

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brown trout and rainbow trout here. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good.

The Nine-Mile Portage from Kempenfeldt Bay to The Nottawasaga River. University of Western Ontario, Museum of Indian Archaeology and Pioneer Life Bulletin London. Kardas, Susan () Excavations at the Kanaka Village Site, Fort Vancouver, Washington. Report to National Park Service, San Francisco from Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.