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KM
94

Carrying Place

Carrying Place

GPS:
44.0479466
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-77.5883501
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Carrying Place was the site of a traditional portage route between the Bay of Quinte to the east and Lake Ontario to the west. A plaque commemorating the 1787 Purchase of Lake Ontario ‘Front Lands’ from the Massassauga Indians stands at the northwest corner of the traffic light intersection with County Road #64. Here you leave the Municipality of Prince Edward County and enter the City of Quinte West.

The Murray Canal and Lift Bridge was built between 1882 and 1890. At the south end of the bridge is a small parkette with picnic tables and information about the canal.

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KM
95

Murray Canal

Murray Canal

Quinte West, ON

GPS:
44.056313
,
-77.597240
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The Murray Canal and Lift Bridge was built between 1882 and 1890. At the south end of the bridge is a small parkette with picnic tables and information about the canal.

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KM
97

Western Entrance

Western Entrance

Image: K. Mottahedin, courtesy of the City of Quinte West

County Rd 33, Carrying Place, ON K0K 1L0

GPS:
44.069323
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-77.601993
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The Western Entrance to the Loyalist Parkway is located the City of Quinte West at the intersection of Highway 33 and County Road 40, approximately 6 km south of Highway 401 (exit 522). Entering the Parkway from here, you will cross the Murray Canal and pass through the historic hamlet of Carrying Place.

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Plaques Along the Route

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Bay of Quinte Carrying Place

KM
:
92

Regional Rd 33, Carrying Place, ON K0K 1L0

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