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David Whaley House

Ontario : Markham
Location #2251
Public

Location Owner:vitalfilms
Creation Date: 1/8/2011
Last Updated: 1/18/2012



Description
This is the David Whaley house. The original house was built in 1835 as 1 1/2 story, 3 bay, Georgian framed cottage on a 200 acre lot. In the Cedar Grove community the Whaley family was well known. On the lower section of the property there was a sawmill and a millpond, which I believe the Simeon Reesor ran. Where the mill once stood is now a bridge{I'm certain it's the steeles ave bridge}. Also to get to this house you have to cross a really sketchy bridge on the driveway of the property, it's on the verge of collapse. After the house, a little further down the driveway there are two different old foundations. I believe one was possibly the old barn.

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Foggy '12 visit
David Whaley House
Created on:1/18/2012
Created by: vitalfilms
17 photos
Interesting Find!!
David Whaley House
Created on:1/24/2011
Created by: vitalfilms
20 photos
'10 visit
David Whaley House
Created on:1/8/2011
Created by: vitalfilms
11 photos


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Status: Demolished
Category: House or Farm



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Terriblewone says:
9/11/2014 5:29:29 PM

At one point there was another "house" on the property to the west. My mom use to rent that single floor summer home and attend parties at the white house pictured in this entry. This would have been from the mid 1980's. I will ask her for more history on the lot in the near future.

doom vs says:
7/2/2012 6:23:16 PM

I'm sorry to say this house is now gone. Small pile of rubble. The bridge and well remain. Change status.

don says:
1/19/2012 5:54:31 AM

I think the blue thong note makes this place a fav. a ghost that makes girls horny? This would be a good place to bring a hot girl on a first date, lol.

doom vs says:
1/18/2012 11:27:04 PM

Yep...the fog made it perfect.

vitalfilms says:
1/9/2011 5:18:27 AM

LoL!!!!!

clay70 says:
1/9/2011 1:08:55 AM

Nice..looks like part of if was a converted church. Not sure where you see Simeon Sewell listed on the 1878 map, but this is clearly on the Simeon Reesor property. I made the change..

vitalfilms says:
1/8/2011 8:37:42 PM

Thanks! Yeah it's in pretty good shape eh. Would be nice to know who actually lived here and who built it.

spydrgyrl says:
1/8/2011 8:33:14 PM

Wow this place looks amazing! Great find!

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On 9/23/2014 7:29:20 PM user superss changed the following: description
On 7/2/2012 7:34:10 PM user timo explorer changed the following: location status,
On 1/18/2012 9:30:37 PM user vitalfilms uploaded photos : untitled-.jpg / to SID: 2251vita2330
On 1/18/2012 9:29:49 PM user vitalfilms uploaded photos : untitled-0730.jpg / untitled-0731.jpg / untitled-0734.jpg / untitled-0737.jpg / untitled-0740.jpg / untitled-0744.jpg / untitled-0747.jpg / untitled-0756.jpg / untitled-0757.jpg / untitled-0759.jpg / untitled-0764.jpg / untitled-0768.jpg / untitled-0772.jpg / untitled-0777.jpg / untitled-0778.jpg / untitled-0788.jpg / to SID: 2251vita2330
On 1/18/2012 9:23:39 PM user vitalfilms created gallery : Foggy '12 visit


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