County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Plan of Paris showing the Nith River Area, 1869
Description
Creator
Robinson, O., Cartographer
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Maps
Plans
Description
This 1869 plan shows the area surrounding the Nith River (then Smiths Creek) at the corners of West River and Mechanic Streets, from the dam and millrace on the Nith to the Grand River at William Street.

A number of period landmarks are indicated on the map. These include the "old dam" and enbankment; the Hamilton, Willow and Whitlaw Mills; the plaster mill; Mitchell's shop; Aherns's Pottery; and Finlayson's tannery.
Notes
This item was digitized on November 14th, 2009, during a Digitization Days event at the Paris Branch of the County of Brant Public Library.
Date of Original
1869
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2009JF009
Collection
Jayme Frazee-Wright Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1917507586337 Longitude: -80.3862011432648
Donor
Property of Jayme Frazee-Wright
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
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Plan of Paris showing the Nith River Area, 1869


This 1869 plan shows the area surrounding the Nith River (then Smiths Creek) at the corners of West River and Mechanic Streets, from the dam and millrace on the Nith to the Grand River at William Street.

A number of period landmarks are indicated on the map. These include the "old dam" and enbankment; the Hamilton, Willow and Whitlaw Mills; the plaster mill; Mitchell's shop; Aherns's Pottery; and Finlayson's tannery.