The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1873

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p.3 Good Ice - During the unprecedented cold of the winter the lower part of Lake Ontario was so frozen over that teams passed from Long Point to the Ducks, and from thence the ice reached as far as the eye could see; and teams also took the ice from the point to Kingston,

keeping outside of Amherst Island, says the Picton Gazette.

-Downey Bros. are building a schooner at Napanee - 85 feet keel, 22' beam, carrying capacity 6000 bushels.

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 22 Feb 1873