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Brougham

Ajax And Pickering, Ontario

Location Owner spydrgyrl
Creation Date Feb 13 2011
Status Abandoned
Category Ghost Town
Location Ajax And Pickering, Ontario
Site number #2364

The village of Brougham, that was once described as Pickering township's "Municipal Metropolis" has been unfortunate enough to find itself at the crossroads of the 407 and the Pickering Airport project. Once a thriving community and business centre, Brougham is becoming a virtual ghost town. The majority of its houses are boarded up, and businesses have either folded or moved elsewhere. * Just to the east of here lies the ghost town of Howell's Hollow. This was the location of the first post office in the area also with the name "Brougham". The date being 1836. For more info read about the ghost town on the other write-up under "Ajax/Pickering".

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avatar of punchbowl
punchbowl All of this town was torn down in the name of progress!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -what a shame!
Dec 04 2011
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spydrgyrl Hope you find more when the grass in gone in the fall .. bcgsdrummer.
Sep 17 2011
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bcgsdrummer Ive got another house i hope i add it correct this time..
Sep 12 2011
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spydrgyrl You could spend an entire day exploring abandoned houses in Brougham. Its so sad. :(
Aug 09 2011
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timo explorer Added a gallery for another abandoned home in Brougham.
Apr 30 2011
avatar of clay70
clay70 Whats even crazier is the scope of the area the feds are watching (and boarding up old homes). Imagine an airport that would stretch from Altona to Brougham. Wouldn't that be the largest airport on earth? The area is monstrous. Why do feds care about 407? aren't freeways the province's domain?
Feb 17 2011
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clay70 true...gvt is a joke...i think they have been planning this dumb airport for 30 years
Feb 15 2011
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don I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Our government, good for nothing but squeezing us for money, and tearing down historic buildings for another stupid airport we dont need :p
Feb 14 2011
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clay70 we used to pass it on way to cottage back in 70s
Feb 13 2011