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Summerville Blacksmith Shop
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Title: Summerville Blacksmith Shop
Identifier: PH0865
Date of Original Photo: 1976
Date Built: 1867
Image Type: B&W Photo, 11.5x7.5 cm.
Subject: Blacksmithing - Ontario - Summerville (Mississauga)
Donor: Planning & Heritage, Community Services
Location: 2199 Dundas Street East

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Description: 2199 Dundas Street East. North side of Dundas Street East, one-half mile west of Hwy 427. It was the only blacksmith shop in Summerville. The first blacksmith shop on this site was built by John Silverthorne in 1816. The second structure was built in 1867 for Isaac Wilcox, of dark gray Etobicoke Creek and field stone. The shop was owned by Robert Parton from 1907 to 1958. The shop was dismantled in 1979, but the whereabouts of the remains of the structure are unknown. Previously listed on the Heritage Register. This 1976 photo shows the front door of the shop.
Agency: Mississauga Library System