Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers
N 44° 24.618 W 076° 35.794
18T E 372881 N 4918685
Quick Description: Sydenham is a hub of South Frontenac Township and the post office is in the heart of the village.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/8/2019 11:18:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM10H7B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKs
Views: 4

Long Description:
The post office is in the heart of the village which also includes an elementary and high school, a couple of restaurants, gas station, grocery and convenience stores, pharmacy, liquor store, hardware store, library and Township offices. The village's name was changed from Sloat's Landing to Sydenham in 1841 in honour of Lord Sydenham, the first Governor-General of Canada, who had died earlier that year.

It's unclear when the red brick post office was built. Probably in the 1970s or 1980s. It is adorned with a town clock (that doesn't work). The beauty is in the people who work there - always friendly and helpful.
Post Office Type: Rural

Province/Territory: Ontario

Historical Significance: No - Modern building

Location has a philatelic display: yes

Friendly and helpful service: yes

What brought you here?:
I live in the area.


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