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OLDEST - Surviving Railway Station in Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Timo Explorer
N 43° 55.448 W 079° 33.022
17T E 616371 N 4864467
Quick Description: King Station - circa 1852 - the oldest survivng railway station in Canada
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/10/2009 6:47:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM6QW8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
King Station, built by Northern Railway on lands donated by Isaac Dennis near his hotel on Springhill (now King City). Designed by F.W. Cumberland, Architect, King station witnessed Ontario's first steam locomotive "Toronto" on its inaugural run from Toronto to Matchell's Corners (Aurora), May 16,1853. The King Township Historical Society moved the station here in 1989.
Type of documentation of superlative status: Official historical plaque

Location of coordinates: King Township Museum

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