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From: "John" <>
Subject: Re: [Ont] migration pattern/ route
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2001 12:16:39 -0400
Thunder Bay is about 35 miles from the MINNESOTA border not Michigan.
However, Isle Royale, not too far from Thunder Bay, in Lake Superior is in
the state of Michigan. It can only be reached by boat.
in Thunder Bay
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Bour" <>
Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2001 9:16 AM
Subject: RE: [Ont] migration pattern/ route
> Just a correction/clarification to some of the information on Arthur, vs.
> Port Arthur and Port William (actually Fort William). As stated, Fort
> William and Port Arthur merged in 1970. They were adjacent to each other
> located as stated about 35 miles north of the Michigan border. Port
> was the north side of the new city, i.e. coming from the border, you'd
> through Fort William first then Port Arthur.
> Arthur is located on Hwy 6 north of Guelph (30 minutes if memory serves me
> correctly - northeast of Kitchener) at the junction of Hwy 9.
> See this attached link if you would like a migration map for Ontario to US
> for the 1884 era.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:]
> Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 3:23 AM
> Subject: [Ont] migration pattern/ route
> Greetings, All,
> Seeking comments (would love read data, of course),
> 1. ...on possible "migration/ route" pattern(s) - 1830/40s --> from the
> of Hull/ Ottawa, to Arther/ Kitchener area? to Port Arthur?, to Cheboygan
> Co., Michigan.
> 2. Is Port Arthur now called Port William, or? Cannot find either on the
> old map I have.
> Please respond also to my e-mail addy:
> Caral MECHLING BENNETT
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