Donnybrook, Ontario

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Coordinates: 43°50′08″N 81°29′02″W / 43.835653°N 81.483901°W / 43.835653; -81.483901

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Donnybrook was a village in the southwestern part of the Canadian province of Ontario.

History[edit]

Donnybrook was founded in the 1860s on the corner of what are now Huron County Road 22 and the Glen's Hill Road. At its peak, it had a hotel, tavern, general store, a blacksmith shop, a woodworking shop, an Orange Lodge and a church. By the end of the 1890s, most of Donnybrook's businesses were closed. [1] The church survived until 1999, but presently, all that remains in Donnybrook is the church's cemetery.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reflections of West Wawanosh, 1996. Page 578
  2. ^ Plaque at the Donnybrook Cemetery, Glen's Hill Road, West Wawanosh, Ontario