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Meadowvale West Lake Project Sign
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Title: Meadowvale West Lake Project Sign
Identifier: FR0073
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Parks -- Ontario -- Meadowvale (Mississauga)
Donor: Karl Frank

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Description: Sign for the Meadowvale West Lake Project, later to be called Lake Aquitaine, identifying the Consulting Engineers (Project Planning Associates Ltd.), the Contractor (George Wimpey Canada Ltd.), and the Developers (Markborough Properties Ltd.). This slide was in a series of 125 slides (FR0073-FR0197) that show the progress and development of the Meadowvale West Lake Project. They were hand numbered (1-125) and donated in a separate slide carousel. Excavation of Lake Aquitaine began in September 1976 and continued until November 1977 when the new landscape was substantially completed. Water was allowed to flow into the lake in the spring of 1977 and normal water levels were reached on August 16, 1977. The official Grand Opening of Lake Aquitaine took place on June 24, 1978. Description as of March, 2013.
Agency: Mississauga Library System