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.
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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.