Road map Madoc and Tweed city surrounding area (Ontario, Canada)

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Road map Madoc and Tweed city surrounding area (Ontario, Canada)

Road map of Madoc and Tweed (Province Ontario, Canada)
Map of Madoc & Tweed. Detailed map of roads of  Madoc & Tweed (Addington Highlands, Canada).
Large scale road map of Madoc and Tweed (Province Ontario, Canada)
Map of Madoc & Tweed. Detailed map of roads of  Madoc & Tweed (Addington Highlands, Canada).
Addington Highlands     
The Addington Highlands and the counties of Hastings and  Frontenae to the south were primarily settled by Loyalists in the 1800s  as they pushed northward from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.  This is a land carved by the mighty forces of glaciers and meteorites.  (The Holleford Crater, a circular depression about 30 m deep by 2.35 km  across, is believed to be the result of a meteorite impact over a  half-billion years ago.) The settlers found pockets of fertile land  interspersed among the bedrock of the Canadian Shield, which led to  dairy and cheese factories that carry on today. The gold rush of the  late 1860s lead to more prospecting and exploration, with frenzied  railway building to accommodate the mines and logging operations. Today  the abandoned rail beds make up an extensive network of hiking and  biking trails.     
Cloyne [A3] From Kaladar to Cloyne and leading on to Denbigh to  the north, present-day Hwy 41 follows the Historic Addington  Colonization Road. The picturesque highlands here feature granite  outcroppings and deciduous forests splashed with dark blue lakes. The  highway is at its busiest in summer with campers, cottagers, boaters,  and fishermen. Cloyne provides a variety of services, from bakeries to  bait shops. The Pioneer Museum is a good place to experience the spirit  of the north country: this one-room log cabin features the history and  artifacts of the local area.
Frontenac Provincial Park [C8-D8] This provincial park encompasses  5,214 hectares of wilderness on the southern Canadian Shield. While  camping sites are accessible only by hiking or canoeing, a series of  popular hiking trails thread through the park, ranging from a few  minutes' walk to eight hours or more. In the northern zone, marble  ridges, rock outcrops, and mature deciduous forests are featured in the  Testmine Loop. The popular Doe Lake Loop, which takes about two hours to  complete, skirts two beaver ponds and climbs to a spectacular lookout  over Doe Lake.
Ivanhoe [E1] Dairy farms are a large industry here; at the turn  of the century there were over 100 cheese factories located within  Hastings County. The Ivanhoe Cheese Factory is a stop along the Cheese  Route, which goes as far south as Trenton, and includes factories like  Black Diamond Cheese, Reid's Dairy, Riverside Cheese Factory, and the  Stirling Creamery. All offer high-quality cheddar and specialty cheeses  year-round.     
Madoc [D1] Known as "The Heart of Hastings County," Madoc was  founded around a mill and for a short time was called Hastings, before  it was renamed after Prince Madoc of Wales. Moira River and Moira Lake  have rare wetland plants attracting naturalists and canoeists. Northwest  of Madoc is the O'Hara Mill Pioneer Village and Conservation Area,  where the original O'Hara sawmill, a log school house, a blacksmith  shop, pioneer machinery, and O'Hara House (1850) preserve 100 years in  the domestic and agricultural life of the O'Hara family.     
Tweed [D2] Named after a river in Scotland, Tweed and the  surrounding Land O'Lakes area boast scenic rolling hills of grain and  pasture lands, dotted with livestock and beautiful farmhouses. Tweed's  Heritage Centre and Tourist Bureau is located in the Houston House  (c.1897) and features a museum, archives, and a genealogical research  center, and walking and driving tour descriptions for the Tweed and Land  O'Lakes area. ┬ęTweed has a vibrant community of artists who open their  studios the last weekend in September. Nineteen artists in diverse  mediums-woodworking to watercolor, oil painting to native art, pottery  to jewelry-making-participate in the annual studio tour.     
Ontario's First Gold Rush     
Ontario's first gold rush did not occur in the mineral-rich  north of the province, but rather in Hastings County. In August of 1866,  prospectors near Eldorado were digging in a likely area when the floor  of their pit collapsed and dropped them into a small cave. The walls and  ceiling of this cave contained pure gold nuggets. This became the  Richardson Gold Mine, which though a spectacularly rich find, was too  small to be a commercial success. Nevertheless, gold rush fever struck  and thousands of miners and speculators from B.C., California, and  elsewhere soon descended on Eldorado. Other gold deposits were found at  Malone and then Deloro, where in the 1890s there were 20 gold mines  operating. Prospecting in the area continues to this day.
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