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McCormick, Chairman It was recommended that the Historical Committee prepare a book on the early history of the Pioneers and other items of interest, to be published in connection with the Centennial Celebration. Sir John Colborne, later Lord Seaton, was Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario from toand it is doubtless that Puslinch received its name during that period.
Sir John Colborne was the first Baron Seaton He married Elizabeth, daughter of Rev. Newton Ferrers is about six miles South East of Plymouth. Puslinch House is about two and one-quarter miles North East of Newton Ferrers, and is in that parish. To describe its shape would require an accurate knowledge of the application of the propositions of Euclid; obviously it owes its shape to a series of chance circumstances rather than deliberate design.
East and West Flamboro with Beverly form the South boundary, fourteen and one-quarter miles long; North Dumfries and Waterloo on the West, six miles; Guelph on the North, nine and one-half miles; and Eramosa and Nassagaweya on the East, nine miles long.
Puslinch contains approximately sixty thousand acres of land, and there are about one hundred and eighty-seven miles of road, including: Provincial 10 miles; County The highest point of elevation is the hill on Concession X above No.
South of Crieff the elevation is feet and at Lot 3 where the mill creek crosses into Beverly, feet, indicating a slope to the South and South-West. The terrain, generally, is quite rolling, with short, sharp hills and many ponds and swales in the hollows and ravines but in the Arkell, Downeys and Second Concession areas there are tracts of level land.
Being of glacial origin, field stone is plentiful, often of a size suitable for building purposes, as the many and substantial stone houses indicate. Shallow gravel and sand banks are numerous but few large deposits exist.
The original forest has now completely disappeared but with the exception of the pine was similar to existing species. The red pine, a coniferous tree grew among the hardwoods on the high lands and varied in size and number.
Some farms and sections had twenty stumps per acre, others few or none at all. These huge trees towered high above the surrounding forest. Pine fence rails cut ninety years ago are still in use. The pine stumps remained in the ground for thirty or forty years, a provocation to settlers and a hindrance to cultivation, until the seventies and eighties when stumping machines were introduced and the stumps were pulled and arranged in rows forming fences of truly formidable proportions, which still exist.
Approximately three-quarters of the Township lies in the basin of the Grand River and drains into Lake Erie, the remainder in the South-East section drains into Lake Ontario. Pleasant springs rise in this valley. Mill Creek, a tributary of the Grand, rises on Lot Fifteen of the Eleventh Concession and follows a diagonal course across the entire lower part of the Township.
The valley or basin drained by this stream is scarcely over three miles across at its ,widest point. The bottom of this long narrow valley was in pioneer days a dense swamp of the choicest cedar.
The soft, water soaked soil and bog bordering each side of the stream formed an almost impassable barrier across the Township, especially in the Spring season. The twelve bridges from the foot of the hill above Number Ten School to the Beverly border indicate the difficulties of early settlers and the problems confronting pioneer councillors.
Some side roads were not opened across this swamp until as late as Numerous springs and spring creeks rise along the base of the ridge which forms the North side of the valley. Corwhin, Aberfoyle and Killean Schools obtain their water supply from these sources. South of this elevation, irregular ridges jut South-Eastward with water courses in the intervening valleys.
It was on the largest of these streams on Concession Ten that John Linderman built two dams in the late fifties.Waupaca - Historic Photos of Waupaca Wisconsin presented by Main Street Marketplace.
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