Ontario Abandoned Places

An online community for urban explorers
Location Database
Talking Walls Photography
Talking Walls
Search Locations

User Search

Fawn Bay

Located in: Ramara
Location #541

To request this location be removed, submit a Report Location form.

Location Owner:OAP
Creation Date: 2/1/2009
Last Updated: 12/8/2009


Fawn Bay can be found on the eastern shores of Lake Couchiching, south of Longford Mills.

Not much is known about the community. In 1874 a post office opened under the name of Fawn. The local storekeeper and carpenter was Leonard Wilson. There was a Methodist Church and a Temperance Hall. By 1895 the settlement had grown to three stores and approximately 300 residents (including the outlying areas). The Rama Indian Reserve existed just north back then as well.

Today this area is on Grays and Hopkins Bay of Lake Couchiching.

Abandoned houses may be dangerous! Read the LEGAL DISCLAIMER.
Always obtain permission before entering someone else's property.

Status: Unknown
Category: Ghost Town

http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page. History on page 218

View map
Who's Viewed
Create Photo Gallery
Edit Location

None listed
We do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of this information or for liability should you injure yourself.
Maps are only shown to logged in members. Google Maps is no longer free.

Fawn Bay
Created on:6/30/2010
Created by: clay70
2 photos

WrecksdaleWreck says:
10/29/2012 8:32:43 AM

In 1866, the Monck Road was built between Lake Couchiching and the Hastings Road, under the supervision of John Allan Snow. Later, Snow superintended the construction of the Dawson Road from the Lake of the Woods to Upper Fort Garry and was involved with events that led to the Red River Rebellion.

WrecksdaleWreck says:
10/29/2012 8:19:19 AM

There are many sites of historic interest in Rama (the north portion of Ramara) township. Fawn post office was established 2 years after the railway was built through the area. By 1905 Fawn post office was renamed Rama Road after the fromer Rama Road post office closed.

Show All comments
Leave A Comment - Please do *NOT* ask how to gain entry or post means of entry.
Are you a human? Enter this number: 216

No recent activity.