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  Gravenhurst, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gravenhurst (2001 population 10,899) is a town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada.
The Town of Gravenhurst includes a large area of the District of Muskoka, known to Ontarians as "cottage country." The town centre borders on two lakes: Lake Muskoka, which is the largest lake in the Region, and Gull Lake, a smaller cottage-bordered lake.
Gravenhurst also declares itself the "Gateway to the Muskoka Lakes" and has a large gate bearing this message hanging over Muskoka District Road 169, the main road leading into town from Highway 11.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gravenhurst,_Ontario   (269 words)

 Michael Cole
The Gravenhurst economy slowly, subtlety, and uncontrollably merged into a south Muskoka economy, and that economy, initiated by Government decree, was centered in the Town of Bracebridge.
Gravenhurst would lose even more economic activity as a result, as we would be further swallowed up by development in Bracebridge.
Gravenhurst has by far the most to lose as a result of this restructuring, although my comments I think could very easily apply to some of the other communities in Muskoka as well, who are about to lose even more identity and control over their own economic destinies.
www.muskoka.on.ca /restructuring/michael_cole.htm   (2166 words)

 Gravenhurst Muskoka Real Estate Accommodations Attractions
A town rich in tradition and natural beauty, Gravenhurst is the cultural heart of Muskoka and home to the Segwun since 1887.
Gravenhurst is the birthplace of Dr. Norman Bethune, remembered as a field surgeon and medical educator in China.
Gravenhurst, the Gateway to Muskoka, and halfway to the North Pole, has a very special history because of its location on Lake Muskoka and its proximity to many other smaller lakes."
www.gravenhurst.com   (331 words)

 Gravenhurst, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gravenhurst is the southernmost of the three Muskoka towns, inland from Georgian Bay, east of Parry Sound and west of Algonquin Provincial Park.
Gravenhurst is on Highway 11 and Highway 169.
Gravenhurst is a pleasant medium sized town with a good range of facilities.
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/on/g_hurst.htm   (69 words)

 Williams Ancestors - pafg04 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William Frederick Schell was born on 20 Aug 1866 in Kilworth, Lobo Township, Middlesex County, Ontario.
Mary Margaret Schell was born on 2 Sep 1870 in Stayner, Nottawasaga Township, Simcoe County, Ontario.
Jane Rene Prentice was born on 6 Nov 1872 in Orangeville, Ontario.
pages.sbcglobal.net /dtq/web/williamsa/pafg04.htm   (307 words)

 Encyclopedia: Marilyn Bell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lake Ontario seen from near Wolcott, New York Lake Ontario, bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontarios Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America.
On September 8, 1954, Bell started her swim across Lake Ontario from Youngstown, New York to Toronto, Ontario at virtually the same time as world famous American long-distance swimmer, Florence Chadwick.
Marilyn Bell was a long-distance swimmer born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 19, 1937.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Marilyn-Bell   (1158 words)

 Gravenhurst Ontario Canada - Home of the Segwun
North Bay Ontario is the Gateway to the North.
Toronto Ontario is the 5th largest city in North America and the major gateway to Canada.
Toronto Ontario is an important industrial center in Canada and North America.
www.gravenhurst.com /local.html   (464 words)

 ►Muskoka Ontario Canada Business Directory
Bracebridge, Huntsville Lake of Bays, Gravenhurst, Muskoka Lakes, Port Sydney.
Imagine you are sitting on a dock on a crystal clear summer night,the water as flat as glass,the dark surface mirroring the sky, the stars shining brightly above,a falling star tracing a path across the heavens.
A town rich in tradition and natural beauty, Gravenhurst is the cultural heart of Muskoka and home to the Steamship Segwun since 1887.
www.muskoka.biz   (523 words)

Gravenhurst Plastics has been producing polyethylene pipe, drainage tubing and associated products at our Gravenhurst, Ontario facility since 1968.
Gravenhurst Plastics began with a single extrusion machine, gradually expanding its facilities to include injection molding and blow molding.
As well as the above, Gravenhurst Plastics produces drill hole casings, loading sticks and flag tubes used in the mining industry, high density sod rollers, lawn edging, rose collars, trellises and rain spouts used for home and gardens, fishing rod cases, golf tubes and battery boxes for the recreation industry.
www.gpltd.com /history.html   (180 words)

 Earth Caretaker - Gravenhurst slaughters ancient pine trees
Town of Gravenhurst slaughters 300-year-old pine trees to avoid moving a tennis court!
Defying angry residents and a looming court date, the town of Gravenhurst, Ont., razed two 300-year-old trees in a park to save the asphalt on a nearby tennis court.
She wept as the chain saws ripped through the trunks and the huge pines fell to the earth, stirring up a cloud of dust.
earthcaretaker.com /currentissues/ontario/gravenhursttrees.html   (967 words)

 Gravenhurst, Ontario area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
Gravenhurst, Ontario area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
The 100 acre property is on prime lakefront just 15 minutes east of the town of Gravenhurst.
Relax, refresh, and rejuvenate your body and spirit at Bellhaven Bed and Breakfast on beautiful Lake Muskoka.
www.bbonline.com /on/gravenhurst.html   (178 words)

 Gravenhurst Opera House Welcome Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Gravenhurst Opera House continues to be one of Gravenhurst's most important attractions and the home of many great musical and theatrical performances of the past 100 years
One of Muskoka's most significant landmarks is the heart of cultural activities, featuring both local and commercial entertainment year-round.
The Opera House should be the community's living room, with events and activities to attract people with tastes, interests and cultural preferences.
www.gravenhurst.ca /townOffice/operaHouse/welcome.htm   (170 words)

 Gravenhurst, Ontario - Real Estate Listings and Information
Gravenhurst was incorporated in 1877, this beautiful village labeled the "Gateway to Muskoka" offers a lifestyle like no other.
In the early 1890’s following industries such as lumber and custom boat building Gravenhurst became popular as a vacation area — this reputation has grown and developed in the last century until the Gravenhurst of today now established as a premier four season destination.
Less than 2 hours from Toronto, Gravenhurst offers a perfect centre for homeowners and vacationers surrounded on all sides with the splendid natural beauty of lakes, islands, rocks and forests that compliment the towns excellent recreational facilities.
www.ovalcreek.com /cgi-bin/CityInfo.cgi?CityID=21   (169 words)

 Muskoka, Canada
Thanks to its relative closeness to the cities on Lake Ontario and Toronto Muskoka has become a place for holidaymakers and weekenders, with many marinas and holiday homes to prove it.
Its waters are full of fish and ideal for angling, canoeing and in many cases even sailing.
Gravenhurst childhood home of Norman Bethune, hero of the Chinese Revolution and the only Canadian written of by Chairman Mao.
www.planetware.com /canada/muskoka-cdn-on-onmu.htm   (301 words)

 MAH - Ontario Supports Economic Development
GRAVENHURST — The Ontario government is supporting economic development in the Town of Gravenhurst by investing in a local business retention and expansion project, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing John Gerretsen announced today.
The Ontario government will contribute $15,220 to the project led by the Town of Gravenhurst and Muskoka Community Futures Development Corporation.
Today’s investment was made through Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program, which invests in projects that support sustainable rural economies and community partnerships.
www.mah.gov.on.ca /userfiles/HTML/nts_1_24501_1.html   (284 words)

 Gravenhurst DUI Attorneys, Gravenhurst, Ontario DUI, Drinking and Driving Lawyers, Drunk Driving Attorneys in ...
This is a database of Gravenhurst, Ontario DUI Law information contributed by Ontario drinking and driving lawyers who practice DUI law in and near Gravenhurst, ON and who are members of the International Referral Database of DUI, DWI, Impaired and Drunk Driving, Drinking and Driving, Lawyers and Attorneys.
If a particular DUI attorney's name is not mentioned, he or she may not yet have joined the database or they may not have specifically listed "Gravenhurst" in the region field of their profile.
If a particular DUI courthouse is not detailed, it may not yet be entered in the database or no one has listed "Gravenhurst" in the cities or towns served field of that courthouse.
www.lawyers.ca /international/statecity2.asp?abbreviation=ON&state=Ontario&city=Gravenhurst   (1318 words)

 Gravenhurst / Muskoka KOA Campground | KOA Camping Ontario
Whether you are looking to soak up the sun on one of Muskoka's many picturesque lakes or looking for some adventure in Muskoka's lush natural settings Gravenhurst KOA is ready to meet your camping needs.
Located between Gravenhurst and Bracebridge we are in the heart of the Muskoka's.
We are close enough to all the major events and attractions, but far enough away to enjoy all of the peace and tranquility Muskoka has to offer.
www.koa.com /where/on/55102.htm   (295 words)

 Charles William Henshaw
Born Sep 8 1871, Medora Township, Muskoka, Ontario.
    Margorey, daughter of Edward McGlenn & Rebecca McDuet, was born Jul 10 1880, Gravenhurst, Ontario.
Charles William Henshaw died Oct 6 1934, Gravenhurst, Ontario; buried Mickles Memorial Cemetery, Muskoka, Ontario.
www.rawbw.com /~hinshaw/cgi-bin/id?14296   (221 words)

 Monarchy-Free Canada / Replacements for the Queen on Canadian Currency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Among his many contributions to the early development of Ontario was his legislation to end slavery, the first to do so anywhere in the British Empire.
Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec and raised in Southern Ontario.
(1890 - 1939) Born in Gravenhurst Ontario, he was the inventor of the mobile blood transfusion unit and the rib shears, both of which are still widely used today.
www.monarchyfreecanada.org /canadians.htm   (5431 words)

 Bethune, Norman - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Bethune, Norman
He later went to China to help Mao Zedong's forces in the north, training soldiers in medical techniques.
Bethune was born in Gravenhurst, Ontario, and trained in medicine at the universities of Toronto and Edinburgh.
He served in World War I as a medical officer, first in the Royal Navy, then in the Canadian Flying Corps.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Bethune,+Norman   (152 words)

 Lake Muskoka Gravenhurst Ontario Cottage Rentals - Cottage
With over 4000 square feet of living space, 400 feet of waterfront, a sandy beach and a view of Lake Muskoka that you will long remember after your holiday is over, this magnificent year-round stucco cottage has room for the largest of families.
With a stucco exterior and three levels of roomy living, including a separate self-contained apartment, you can choose to join the group or slip away to your own quiet and private corner.
There is a living room including a breakfast area, a 3rd TV, Muskoka room, kitchen and three piece bathroom.
www.vrbo.com /11838   (719 words)

 B&B in Gravenhurst, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
We are located ninety minutes from Pearson International Airport in Toronto, and on the tourist route that joins Niagara Falls and Algonquin Park.
Wit's End is located 6 km east of Highway #11, at exit #175 just north of Gravenhurst.
You can also find us on Hootle directory a world-wide accommodations listing.
www.witsendbb.com   (402 words)

 Muskoka Bay Bed and Breakfast
We are only 5 minutes from downtown Gravenhurst.
Close to shopping, the Gravenhurst Opera House, Sagamo Park - where you can cruise on the Segwun or Wenonah II.
Wednesdays in the summer you can browse the farmer's market that was voted the number one seasonal market for all of Ontario.
www.lodgingchannel.com /muskokabay   (187 words)

 Residential Projects
Nottawasaga Non-Profit Housing and Alliston Condominium Housing - Alliston, Ontario
Description: Condominium housing, 600 units and a Community Centre on a 38 acre site consisting of townhouse units, 8-plex units and 3-storey 32-48 unit apartment buildings.
If you find any errors or bad links please E-mail me naming the page or link and describing the problem.
www.bconnex.net /~mcknight/mresid1.html   (374 words)

 Special Events
This event is sponsored by the Gravenhurst Business Improvement Area (formerly known as Sawdust City Days).
Top 50 Festival, sponsored by the Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce, draws thousands of people annually to Gravenhurst.
to 12 noon at the Trillium Court of the Gravenhurst Opera House.
www.gravenhurstchamber.com /Special/specialevents.html   (390 words)

 Gravenhurst, Canada
In Gravenhurst visit the Opera House, Bethune Memorial House, The Royal Mail Ship Segwun, and have a look through the Farmer's Market.
Sign up for our email newsletter that updates you on the latest travel info, facts, attractions and more.
Unauthorized duplication in part or whole without prior written consent prohibited by law.
www.planetware.com /canada/gravenhurst-cdn-on-ongh.htm   (103 words)

 Gravenhurst Public Library
Thanks in part to a $20,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Library has a new automated system in place.
Money from the grant was used to buy new software and equipment to complete the upgrade.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture, receives annually $100 million of government funding generated through Ontario's charity casino initiative.
www.surenet.net /~glib   (70 words)

 OAFC - Endorsed Courses
The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) and the Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM), under the auspices of the Ontario Professional Standards Setting Body, are pleased to announce the endorsement of the following programs, courses and workshops:
The mandate of the Endorsement Review Board is to recognize quality education and training programs offered for the fire service in the Province of Ontario, which meet the educational and training criteria, specified in the Ontario Standards Process Model.
To confirm if a specific program/course/workshop is endorsed look for a statement in the advertising that reads "The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs and the Office of the Fire Marshal, through the Endorsement Review Board endorses the content of the program.
www.oafc.on.ca /Prof_develop/courses.html   (316 words)

 Ontario Fire Service Pipes and Drums
The Ontario Fire Service Pipes and Drums is the first pipes and drums corps ever for the Ontario Fire Service.
The band members, who play solely for the love of it, rehearse each Wednesday night at Scott Hall at the Ontario Fire College, in Gravenhurst, Ontario.
The Ontario Fire Service Pipes and Drums is supported by the Ontario Fire Marshal, Bernard Moyle and the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs.
www.gravenhurstfire.com /pipes.htm   (241 words)

 The Weather Network · Bug Report · Gravenhurst · Ontario · Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Weather Network · Bug Report · Gravenhurst · Ontario · Canada
Bug is not commonly found in this area.
For specific conditions, please contact the local parks and recreation offices in your location.
www.theweathernetwork.com /features/bugs/pages/caon0280.htm   (114 words)

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