Fiddler's Point


No Longer Exists

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

LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: 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.

Source(s) of Information:
Taylor, Bruce W. Place Names of Temiskaming. White Mountain Pub., 2006.


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