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Fiddler's Point     ()    
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Other Names (also known as): Fiddler's Island
Former Name(s):

Geographic*: Coleman Township, Timiskaming District

"Originally a point that formed the entrance to Portage Bay, it became an island in 1912, when water levels were raised by a control dam". In the late 1880's a trading post was established at Fiddler's Point and operated until it was abandoned in 1907. The name originates from the HBC Factor William Fiddler.1

Source(s) of Information:

  • 1Place Names of Temiskaming by Bruce W. Taylor, New Liskeard: White Mountain Publications, 2000 (used with permission)
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