Gravenhurst, Ontario

What is Gravenhurst, Ontario known for?


summer including

Toy Store, and restaurants like Boston Pizza and the Blue Willow Tea Shop. The wharf hosts a number of events in the summer including Pirate Fest and the Gravenhurst farmers’ market. There are also condominiums and a Marriott hotel for those looking to spend some time in Gravenhurst. Winter Carnival Every year Gravenhurst has a winter carnival for the community to enjoy. There are events for every age at the carnival including donut eating


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of Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario). The word was subsequently changed by tourism promoters to ''Kawartha'', with the meaning "bright waters and happy lands." '''Sparrow Lake''' is a lake located in the south-central region of the Province of Ontario, Canada. It is situated north-west of the town of Orillia and south of the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario and approximately 150 kilometres and a 1.5 hour drive north of the Greater Toronto Area. Sparrow Lake is the most southerly lake in the popular Muskoka tourist region. - align "center" '''South Muskoka Shield''' 2006 Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario) Gravenhurst Centennial Centre - align "center"


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Founding of Gravenhurst Nearby Muldrew Lake was named after the lake's second cottager, Dr. William Hawthorne Muldrew. He was the principal of the first Gravenhurst high school in 1894. In 1901 he published a book called ''Sylvan Ontario, A Guide to Our Native Trees and Shrubs''. It was the first book published on this subject in Ontario, and the drawings were his own. All the different types of trees and shrubs of Muskoka could be seen at the school, as he transplanted many of the specimens from Muldrew Lake. In 1942 the Royal Norwegian Air Force moved their training camp (Little Norway) from Toronto to Muskoka airfield near Gravenhurst. The Norwegians remained in Gravenhurst almost to the end of World War IIin 1945. Per Conradi Hansen, Little Norway - A message of Liberty to the Hills of Home, ISBN 978-82-997663-0-2 From 1940 to 1946 Gravenhurst was the site of Camp XX, the Gravenhurst Internment Camp, for Nazi Prisoners of War, known locally as "the Muskoka officers club". Before the war it was the Calydor Sanitarium. After the war it was turned into a TB sanitarium, again, and later became a kosher resort called The Gateway. Original townships The Town of Gravenhurst includes these original townships from the 1800s: * Wood Township (eastern half) * Morrison Township * Ryde Township * Muskoka Township Transportation Gravenhurst also declares itself the "Gateway to the Muskoka Lakes" and has a large gate bearing this message hanging over Muskoka District Road 420, the main road leading into town from Highway 11 (Ontario Highway 11). The gate had been removed but was rebuilt in 2009 and stands again at the south end of town. It is the home port of the ''RMS Segwun'', the oldest vessel powered by a working steam engine in North America. The Gravenhurst railway station along the Northlander line stopped passenger service in the Fall of 2012. Education Located on the shore of Lake Muskoka since 1949 Gravenhurst has been home to the Ontario Fire College. The College run by the Province of Ontario, under the Fire Marshall's Office, offers training and education programs which are based on the Ontario Fire Service Standards. Courses are available to members of any Ontario municipal fire department, whether full-time or volunteer. The campus also provides a location for Ontario Provincial Police marine and K-9 training. Public education consists of Gravenhurst High School, and two elementary schools administered by the Trillium Lakelands District School Board. '''Sparrow Lake''' is a lake located in the south-central region of the Province of Ontario, Canada. It is situated north-west of the town of Orillia and south of the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario and approximately 150 kilometres and a 1.5 hour drive north of the Greater Toronto Area. Sparrow Lake is the most southerly lake in the popular Muskoka tourist region. - align "center" '''South Muskoka Shield''' 2006 Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario) Gravenhurst Centennial Centre - align "center"


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Sound, Ontario Parry Sound , Seguin (Seguin, Ontario), Lake of Bays (Lake of Bays, Ontario), McDougall (McDougall, Ontario), Georgian Bay (Georgian Bay, Ontario), Perry (Perry, Ontario) Plan #4 - line starting at Cornwall and head to Newington, then run through Smiths Falls, Perth, Glen Tay (Glen Tay, Ontario) and Actinolite (Actinolite, Ontario), then junction at Madoc (Madoc, Ontario) to the Grand Junction Railway, where running rights could be granted to Peterborough, more


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of Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario). The word was subsequently changed by tourism promoters to ''Kawartha'', with the meaning "bright waters and happy lands." '''Sparrow Lake''' is a lake located in the south-central region of the Province of Ontario, Canada. It is situated north-west of the town of Orillia and south of the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario and approximately 150 kilometres and a 1.5 hour drive north of the Greater Toronto Area. Sparrow Lake is the most southerly lake in the popular Muskoka tourist region. - align "center" '''South Muskoka Shield''' 2006 Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario) Gravenhurst Centennial Centre - align "center"


originating

Park . These snow bands can occasionally reach Quebec and Maine, while snow originating from Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and even Lake Michigan can impact southern Ontario. Easterly winds primarily affect the Niagara Peninsula. Local lake-effect snowsqualls can occasionally occur downwind of Lake Simcoe when the lake is unfrozen, usually in early winter or late fall. thumb left 200px The community of Wasaga Beach (Image:Wasaga Beach 60 cm snow 12 hours Jan04 02.JPG) after sixty

streamers east from Owen Sound to Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario), Barrie, and Orillia, and may reach as far east as York Region (Regional Municipality of York). When the wind is from the southwest, lake-effect streamers from Lake Huron and Georgian Bay run from Noelville to Sudbury (Greater Sudbury), Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario), and Algonquin Provincial Park. These snow bands can occasionally reach Quebec and Maine, while snow originating from Lake Erie, Lake


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Founding of Gravenhurst Nearby Muldrew Lake was named after the lake's second cottager, Dr. William Hawthorne Muldrew. He was the principal of the first Gravenhurst high school in 1894. In 1901 he published a book called ''Sylvan Ontario, A Guide to Our Native Trees and Shrubs''. It was the first book published on this subject in Ontario, and the drawings were his own. All the different types of trees and shrubs of Muskoka could be seen at the school, as he transplanted many


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anniversary publisher CBC date 11 October 2002 url http: www.cbc.ca news story 2002 10 10 queencbc021010.html accessdate 9 May 2007 At the same time, the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council (Queen-in-Council) named a park near Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario) as the Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park and created the Ontario Golden Jubilee Award for Civilian Bravery.


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Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) Mitchell was born in Montreal, Quebec, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Carleton University (1972). Before running for public office, he worked for the Bank of Nova Scotia in Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario), Toronto, Cornwall (Cornwall, Ontario), Elliot Lake (Elliot Lake, Ontario), and Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario). Neville Nankivell, "Reform phenomenon heads

Sound, Ontario Parry Sound , Seguin (Seguin, Ontario), Lake of Bays (Lake of Bays, Ontario), McDougall (McDougall, Ontario), Georgian Bay (Georgian Bay, Ontario), Perry (Perry, Ontario) Plan #4 - line starting at Cornwall and head to Newington, then run through Smiths Falls, Perth, Glen Tay (Glen Tay, Ontario) and Actinolite (Actinolite, Ontario), then junction at Madoc (Madoc, Ontario) to the Grand Junction Railway, where running rights could be granted to Peterborough, more

running rights over the Midland Railway of Canada from Peterborough to Orillia, then another granting of running rights over the Northern & North Western Railway from Orillia to Gravenhurst (Gravenhurst, Ontario). Here, the company would built northwards and end east of the French River (French River (Ontario)) settlement. In the 1873, the Toronto, Simcoe and Muskoka Junction Railway reached Severn Bridge, however, as a result of the panic of 1873, further construction

Gravenhurst, Ontario

'''Gravenhurst''' is a town in the Muskoka Region (District Municipality of Muskoka) of Ontario, Canada. It is located approximately south of the town.

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