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Old Stone Mill

Old Stone Mill

Photos by Alan L Brown - Posted May, 2009

Old Stone Mill

Plaque Location

The United Counties of Leeds & Grenville
The Township of Rideau Lakes
In Delta, on Highway 42 right downtown


Coordinates: N 44 36.613 W 76 07.345

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Plaque Text

The first mill on this site was built about 1796 by Abel Stevens, a loyalist and early industrialist from Vermont. After 1800 the property passed to a member of a prominent local family, William Jones, who by 1810 had constructed the present stone mill. One of the oldest surviving mills in Ontario, it is a fine example of early Canadian architecture and a reminder of the pioneer industrial development of eastern Ontario.



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