The Pembroke and Mattawan Road

The Pembroke and Mattawan Road (tmp-cee87)

Location: Pembroke, Ontario K8A Renfrew County
Country: Canada

N 45° 49.769', W 77° 8.295'

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Constructed primarily as a supply route to the lumber camps in the Upper Ottawa Valley, this Colonization Road was begun in 1853 and opened the following year as a winter road from Pembroke to the mouth of the Mattawa River. The relocating of a portion of the road between Petawawa and Point Alexander in 1863 and improvements on other sections resulted in the opening of some forty miles for year round traffic in 1867. Eight years later the entire 98 miles were completed. Some sections of the road were later incorporated into the present Highway 17, but a long section of the original road remains between the Canadian Forces Base Petawawa and Deep River.
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HM Numbertmp-cee87
Placed ByArchaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 333923 N 5077325
Decimal Degrees45.82948333, -77.13825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 49.769', W 77° 8.295'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 49' 46.14" N, 77° 8' 17.7" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 957-1001 Pembroke St W, Pembroke Ontario K8A, CA
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