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Dawson Point     (Land Formation)    
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Other Names (also known as):
Former Name(s): Wabi Point

Geographic*: Harris Township, Timiskaming District
Formerly in Bucke Township

Originally part of Bucke Township when the township was surveyed in 1887 but was later "moved" to Harris Township. First named Wabi Point after the local Wabigijik family but was renamed in 1888 after first white settler J. Dawson.

Source(s) of Information:

  • Place Names of Temiskaming by Bruce W. Taylor, New Liskeard: White Mountain Publications, 2000 (used with permission)
  • Canadian Geographical Names
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