Kente Portage - Oldest Road in Use in Ontario
Posted by: jiggs11
N 44° 02.659 W 077° 35.135
18T E 292855 N 4880045
Quick Description: Oldest Continuously Used Road in Ontario
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/7/2012 10:10:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMEV05
The Kente Portage Road, located on the north shore of Weller's Bay in Lake Ontario is the oldest road in continuous use in Ontario. Some of the original houses still mark the route. This road was used extensively by trappers and First Nations tribes. The Indian trail formed an important route between the Bay of Quinte and Wellers Bay. Early records indicate that Samuel de Champlain travelled this route in 1615.
FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location
Date of FIRST: 1/1/1615
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