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Gull River and the Clergy House

Gull River And The Clergy House

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted May, 2005

Gull River And The Clergy House

Photo by contributor Albert Joseph - Posted August, 2011

Plaque Location

The County of Haliburton
Township of Minden Hills
In Minden, at 40 South Water Street on the south side
about midway between Bobcaygeon Road and Highway 35


Coordinates: N 44 55.810 W 78 43.265

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Plaque Text

This site was an early Indian camping ground, the Gull River watershed being the hunting territory of bands living around Lake Simcoe who came by way of the Balsam Lake portage and Gull River waters. Before the days of the settlers, lumbering companies moved large quantities of white pine from the area and it is probable that they erected this building about 1870. In 1899 it was acquired by the Anglican Diocese of Toronto and during the early years of this century, served as headquarters for itinerant missionaries who travelled extensively throughout the surrounding district.

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