"THE FOUNDING OF PALMERSTON"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
N 43° 49.933 W 080° 50.932
17T E 512151 N 4853248
Quick Description: In the Community park at the corner of William and Bell Streets. - The community was named for the 3rd Viscount Palmerston.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/12/2010 8:01:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM9F9Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member brendah
Views: 2

Long Description:
A station was built on the main line of the Wellington,Grey and Bruce Railway in 1871 provided the nucleus around which Palmerston was developed. Within three years, lines were in operation to Southampton and Listowel, and the population of this burgeoning railway town had reached 1400.
Palmerston never did receive the status of 'Village' but was named a 'Town' from the offset.

-- For more information about the town peruse the pages of the

Palmerston Railway Heritage Museum

Address or location of plaque: j;nln

Physical location of plaque: Town

"Ontario Plaques" Website for this "Plaque": [Web Link]

Description of any physical remains at site of "Historical Plaque": Town it self

This 'Plaque' describes: A 'Location'

Condition of sign: Good

Is this a bilingual sign?: No !

A web-site for more details.: Not listed

What is the second/third language?: Not listed

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