Ontario Abandoned Places
Archiving Canada's Abandoned Structures Before They're Gone

Return to index of Kitchener-Waterloo

Huron Natural Area ruins
Located in: Kitchener-Waterloo
Location #3228

To request this location be removed, submit a Report Location form.
Location Owner: doom vs
Creation Date: 9/18/2011
Last Updated: 6/20/2015

Located on the Plantation Trail in the Huron Natural Area near the sunfish pond. This forested area was planted in the late 1950's to create habitat from abandoned farm fields. This area is between where the villages of Williamsburg and New Aberdeen were located. According to the Waterloo Region Museum website New Aberdeen's first industry was a sawmill on Aberdeen creek established 1836 and it had a post office until 1877. Supposedly it flourished in the pre-railway days because it was on the Huron Road but virtually disappeared by the turn of the twentieth century. Williamsburg had sawmills on Strasburg creek by the 1840's. I'm pretty sure it's the foundation of a barn, although there are some metal beams strewn about the ruins, and lots of other metal artifacts.

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

Status: Abandoned
Category: Foundations


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.

Basic Member Full Member 1 Full Member 2
Province: Ontario

Too Much Green
Huron Natural Area ruins
Created on:6/20/2015
Created by: Cerulean
12 photos