In 1959, the St. Lawrence River was flooded to create the modern Seaway, allowing ocean-going vessels access to the Great Lakes. In the process, several communities were uprooted. Literally. Many of the historic homes and buildings were moved to great Upper Canada Village. Step back in time to see this recreated village from the 1860s! http://www.
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