Port Credit Gallery

The Mississauga Indians had an encampment at the mouth of the Credit River and it was here that a French trading post was established about 1720. After the French occupation the British took over the area and purchased land from the Mississaugas. The village of Port Credit was laid out around 1834 and the area began to develop as a trading, fishing and shipping centre. The St. Lawrence Starch Company factory opened in 1889. In the 1930s Lloyd Refineries built an oil refinery in Port Credit which eventually became Texaco Canada Ltd. Port Credit was incorporated as a town in 1961 and amalgamated with the City of Mississauga in 1974.

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Regent Oil Refinery, Steam Plant
Regent Oil Refiner, Steam Plant
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Regent Service Station
Regent Service Station
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Regent Service Station
Regent Service Station
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Remenyi Residence, Port Credit
Remenyi Residence, Port Credit
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Residence, Port Credit
Residence, Port Credit
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Residence, Port Credit
Residence, Port Credit
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Residence, Port Credit
Residence, Port Credit
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Residential Street, Port Credit
Residential Street, Port Credit
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Reverend Garnet Lynd
Reverend Garnet Lynd
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Reverend Garnet Lynd
Reverend Garnet Lynd
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Rice Residence, Port Credit
Rice Residence, Port Credit
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Rice Residence, Port Credit
Rice Residence, Port Credit
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Rice Residence, Port Credit
Rice Residence, Port Credit
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River Credit, Near York
River Credit, Near York
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Rivergate Apartments, Port Credit
Rivergate Apartments, Port Credit
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Rivergate Apartments, Port Credit
Rivergate Apartments, Port Credit
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Riverside Public School, Port Credit
Riverside Public School, Port Credit
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Riverside School, 1903
Riverside School, 1903
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Robert Dennison Residence, Port Credit
Robert Dennison Residence, Port Credit
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Robinson Residence, Port Credit
Robinson Residence, Port Credit
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