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Brougham

Located in: Ajax/Pickering
Location #2364
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Location Owner:spydrgyrl
Creation Date: 2/13/2011
Last Updated: 11/23/2013



Description

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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Status: Abandoned
Category: Ghost Town

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20/11/2013
Brougham
Created on:11/23/2013
Created by: OnlyMe
6 photos
7&407 n/e corner
Brougham
Created on:9/12/2011
Created by: bcgsdrummer
15 photos
drive home
Brougham
Created on:8/9/2011
Created by: bcgsdrummer
13 photos
Brougham home
Brougham
Created on:4/30/2011
Created by: timo explorer
7 photos
Brougham
Brougham
Created on:2/13/2011
Created by: spydrgyrl
11 photos


punchbowl says:
12/4/2011 6:14:48 PM

All of this town was torn down in the name of progress!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -what a shame!

spydrgyrl says:
9/17/2011 9:41:49 PM

Hope you find more when the grass in gone in the fall .. bcgsdrummer.

bcgsdrummer says:
9/12/2011 11:45:37 AM

Ive got another house i hope i add it correct this time..

spydrgyrl says:
8/9/2011 11:50:14 AM

You could spend an entire day exploring abandoned houses in Brougham. Its so sad. :(

timo explorer says:
4/30/2011 10:32:55 PM

Added a gallery for another abandoned home in Brougham.

clay70 says:
2/17/2011 12:10:47 AM

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?

clay70 says:
2/15/2011 3:04:42 PM

true...gvt is a joke...i think they have been planning this dumb airport for 30 years

don says:
2/14/2011 7:12:48 AM

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

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On 4/12/2019 12:54:51 PM user clay70 changed the following: description
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