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Malcolm (ghost town)

Ontario : Bruce County
Location #1437

Location Owner:clay70
Creation Date: 4/20/2010
Last Updated: 6/13/2010

Another one of the ghost towns listed in Ron Brown's books. It had a sister ghost town to the north called Gillie's Hill. Located in Brockton Municipality it was founded by John Malcolm in the 1850's.

As the village grew it had: a school, church, store, post office, hotel, cheesemaker, blacksmith and a carpenter.

It did not get a railway line but did manage to survive the first wave of the railway boom. By the late 1890's Malcolm headed into decline.

Today you will find the school, cemetery and a cairn dedicated to the town's pioneer memory.

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Status: Abandoned | Category: Ghost Town

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Address: Conc 10
Province: Ontario

jeepers says:
6/13/2010 7:25:27 PM

The school is now a private home across from the cemetery, on the NW corner their is an old foundation. The cemetary is at the intersection of concession road 10 and sideroad 25, the old bell and cairn is acroos the street from the cemetery.

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