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Picturesque and industrial city of Galt, Ontario, Canada.

James P. Jaffray

Picturesque and industrial city of Galt, Ontario, Canada.

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Published by Jaffray in [Galt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galt, Ont.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination90 p. illus.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15329384M

    THE BEST PLACE IS OAKVILLE NOT HAMILTON. HAMILTON IS A RUNDOWN CITY WITH ALOT OF GROUP HOMES AND SOCIAL SERVICES FOR HOMELESS. IT WILL TAKE YEARS FOR HAMILTON TO CLEAN UP ITS IMAGE. Added 5 years ago by guest, 1 point. Oakville is a great place to live. Added 5 years ago by guest, 5 points. Best safest place to live . The History of Galt The Hon. William Dickson, a prominent lawyer, established the area originally known as "Shade's Mills," before it was changed to Galt. Walk or drive through the area now as Dickson Hill and you will be immediately awestruck by the majestic Victorian homes, lighted streetscapes and overarching maple trees. Hespeler is a neighbourhood and former town within Cambridge, Ontario, located along the Speed River in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. In , Hespeler, Preston, Galt, and the hamlet of Blair were amalgamated in to form the City of Cambridge. The first mayor of Cambridge was Claudette Millar.. No population data is available for the City: Cambridge. Galt was an independent city in Waterloo County, Ontario until when amalgamation created the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. At that time, Galt was amalgamated into the new city of Cambridge.


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Picturesque and industrial city of Galt, Ontario, Canada. by James P. Jaffray Download PDF EPUB FB2

Galt is a community in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario on the Grand to it was an independent city, incorporated inbut amalgamation with the town of Hespeler, Ontario, the town of Preston, Ontario and the village of Blair formed the new municipality of Cambridge.

Parts of the surrounding townships were also City: Cambridge. Hotels near Galt: ( mi) Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa Picturesque and industrial city of Galt mi) Homewood Suites by Hilton Cambridge-Waterloo, Ontario ( mi) Best Western Plus Cambridge Hotel ( mi) Cambridge Hotel and Conference Centre ( mi) Hilton Garden Inn Kitchener; View all hotels near Galt on Tripadvisor4/5().

The City of Galt is Located in the state of CA. We have compiled the ultimate Database of phone numbers from around the state and country to help you locate any lost friends, relatives or family members.

We offer the ability to search by first name, last name, phone number, or. Thomas Galt (–), American Presbyterian minister, abolitionist, and a leader of the Illinois Anti-Slavery Society Given name [ edit ] Galt MacDermot (–), Canadian-American composer, pianist.

Galt Ontario is the subject of books 38 and 39 in the Cruising Ontario series, with many pictures labeled according to their style and/or special features. Galt Book 1 has pictures from Ainslie, Dickson, Lansdowne and Wellington Streets, Brant Road, and Wentworth Avenue.5/5(1).

The makers and shakers of Galt are an interesting collection of people. They are risk takers or people who were forced to take risks (being a younger son in a large family in rural Scotland could induce some risk-taking activity). Connections also make a difference.

William Dickson got off to a flying start with his already established cousins, and the young, energetic Absalom Shade. Galt Galt, Ont, Unincorporated Place.

Galt is located on the GRAND was established in by William Dickson, a lawyer and merchant from Niagara-on-the-Lake. He engaged Absalom Shade, a Pennsylvanian carpenter of German origins, to build the townsite and mill, and so it became known as Shade's Mills.

A Galt High School graduate, Willie W. Weatherford, started his career with the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office then moved to the City of Manteca Police Department where he rose to the rank of Captain.

Chief Weatherford was appointed as. Galt, Cambridge: See reviews, articles, and 75 photos of Galt, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 32 attractions in Cambridge.4/5(). Picturesque and industrial: Except in the world of urban archaeologists, those two words generally don’t fit together too well.

But they mesh nicely for Cambridge’s historic Galt riverscape. This place is situated in Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada, its geographical coordinates are 43° 21' 0" North, 80° 18' 0" West and its original name (with diacritics) is Galt.

See Galt photos and images from satellite below, explore the aerial photographs of Galt in Canada. Galt City Hall, Civic Dr, Galt, CA | P: () Website Design by Granicus - Connecting People and Government.

The Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory foredited by H. McEvoy, lists "MCDOUGALL & BROOMFIELD (Robert & Robert), carpenters and saw mill props." According to the book, Picturesque and Industrial Galt, this company then employed about one hundred hands in the manufacture of "hand and power pumps, hot water boilers, wood.

The Galt Canadians were a junior ice hockey team based in Galt, Ontario, now a part of the city of played in the Ontario Hockey Association from to Their home arena was the Galt Arena Gardens.

The Canadians had a successful inaugural year in the league, winning 15 of 26 games played. The following year, the team gained sponsorship from the City: Galt, Ontario. The formerly independant city of Galt, now a village within Cambridge, became the location for Sturtevant's second foreign factory in as a method of tariff evasion.

It served the Canadian market for approximately 50 years. The schematic of the 52 Middleton St. plant is shown below. The City of Cambridge's municipal services were then housed in the building to the left. This picture was taken in July of To learn more about Galt City Hall history, please click on that picture.

Today, city hall is located at 50 Dickson Street. The City of Cambridge crest symbolizes the union between Galt, Hespler, Preston and Blair. According to an article in the Picturesque and Industrial Galt, the Galt Foundry (a building on Water Street in Galt) began operations inand went through a series of proprietors: Fisher & Lutz; Lutz, Cooke & Co.

[sic]; Cameron & Co. The Foundry eventually was owned by. The detailed satellite map represents one of many map types and styles available. Look at Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada from different perspectives.

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Last Weekend I traveled to Cambridge Ontario for a family function. Cambridge is the amalgamated city of the former towns of Galt,Hespeler and Preston. The area was home to several Canadian machine tool makers such as McGregor Gourlay, McDougall, Preston Machinery & C.M.C.

that have been mentioned in other threads on this forum. Other articles where Galt is discussed: Cambridge: consolidation of the city of Galt, the towns of Hespeler and Preston, and parts of the townships of Waterloo and North Dumfries.

Galt was founded about and, along with Dumfries Township, became the home of large numbers of Scottish immigrants. Hespeler and Preston were settled in the early s.

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$ + $ Shipping. SAVE UP TO 40% See all eligible items. Picture Information. Opens Seller Rating: % positive. Cambridge is a city in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, located at the confluence of the Grand and Speed rivers. The city had a population ofas of the census.

Cambridge was formed in by the amalgamation of Galt, Preston, Hespeler, the settlement of Blair and a small portion of surrounding townships. The former Galt covers the Country: Canada.

Cambridge is very fortunate to have its Historic City Hall, a place worthy of housing this wealth of information. Built inthe first and second floors of the Historic City Hall now hold the paper records of the former city of Galt, as well as the paper records of Preston and Hespeler, in addition to records generated by the City of Cambridge.

Picturesque and Industrial Galt, (index) Canadian Industrial Record, ; Historical Reminiscences, (index) Waterloo County Outlook (Reel 8) Our Todays and Yesterdays, ; Galt, the gem city; Galt USA ; Galt Centennial & Old Home Week (incl.

Picturesque & Industrial Galt) Galt Street names; Flood, Souvenir Book; Early. So it was that on January 1, the City of Galt ceased to exist as a separate political entity and became part of the new City of Cambridge.

Preston: History of the Town of Preston: The story of Preston, Ontario, Canada begins in the early 's with the arrival of a group of German speaking Mennonites from Pennsylvania. A little about our History, Trivia and Facts pages. These pages are populated with submissions from residents of the hometowns, so if some of them are a little light on the information side, it just simply means that people haven't sent much to us yet.

A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Galt) to Point B. If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Galt.

Galt is one of the most beautiful towns in Ontario. With its tall church spires lining the river, beautiful bridges, historic stone buildings, and great little parks (a la France), it is reminiscent of a European city.5/5().

This page provides a complete overview of Galt maps. Choose from a wide range of map types and styles. From simple political to detailed satellite map of Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Get free map for your website. Discover the beauty hidden in. The City of Cambridge. Ever since man became involved in the production of goods, he has sought the most convenient and inexpensive method to get those goods to the market Upper Canada as elsewhere, canoes on rivers, packhorses on trails, wagons on roadways and barges on canals where all used to transport various types of commodities.

Things to do near Galt on Tripadvisor: See 4, reviews and 1, candid photos of things to do near Galt in Cambridge, Ontario. Beautiful old city hall in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Sadly, it was demolished Beautiful old city hall in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Sadly, it was demolished in to build a shopping mall and parking garage.

The 70's were a time of "forward thinking". Full text of "Galt centennial and Old Home Week, Galt, Ontario, Canada, June July 4th, " See other formats Old Stone Arch Bridge at Soper Park, built innow Dundas Street, formerly known/ as Macadamized Road, built by the Provincial Government' in Get directions, reviews and information for Galt Engineering Department in Galt, CA.

Industrial Dr Galt CA Reviews () Website. Menu & Reservations City Government Verified: Claim This Business. Hotels Nearby Best Western Galt Inn. Canadian Pacific's Galt Subdivision is Canadian Pacific's mile long section of its Montréal-Detroit freight corridor.

It is located in Southern Ontario, g its name from the historic City of Galt (now the City of Cambridge) that it passes through, the track runs from the bustling hub of Toronto, Ontario, to London, Transit's Milton GO train service operates on.

On cover: Souvenir of GaltShade's Mills Pages: The Galt Wreck. By y. The Galt wreck took place on the Canadian Pacific Railway in Galt, Ontario at p.m.

on May 2nd, It was the last big wreck of the steam era on the C.P.R., occurring shortly before I began railroading. The city came into being through the amalgamation of four adjacent communities, and that has given Cambridge its intriguing multiple personality – and this variety is a very good thing.

Visitors will discover the vibrant urban heart of the former Galt, the small-town feel of Preston, the warm welcome of Hespeler, and the village of Blair, all. Find and contact people in our Galt, ON White Pages on ca. On the right you can see the old High Park Service Station at Main and Shade streets, a Texaco dealership run for many years by William Anderson, who.

Galt, John John Galt, novelist, colonial promoter (b at Irvine, Scot 2 May ; d at Greenock, Scot 11 Apr ). While struggling to survive as a man of letters, Galt became involved with Canadian affairs, first as agent for those claiming losses in the WAR OFand subsequently () as secretary of the board of directors of the CANADA CO.Lookup Businesses, Phone Numbers, Store Locations, Hours & more in Galt, CA.

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