Belle River Ontario

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BELLE RIVER Feb 13, 2017
"The settlement of this area began following the survey in 1793 of the lots fronting on the Belle River. Among the early settlers were many French Canadians from the vicinity of the Detroit River. When the Great Western Railway was constructed, 1852-53, a station named Belle River was opened here. By 1855 a steam grist-mill and sawmill had been erected by Luc Ouellette and others, and a community known as Rochester soon developed. It was supported by a brisk lumber trade but attracted few other industries and in 1866 had only 300 inhabitants. On November 26, 1874, the community now comprising over 750 persons, was incorporated as the Village of Belle River, and on January 1, 1969, it became a Town."

Hans and I live very near Belle River and our daughter lives there. It is a wonderful lakefront town.

This inscription is on a Plaque " The Founding of Belle River" located in Ladoucer Park at the corner of St. Peter Street.

Belle River Points of Interest

Ladoucer Park

Belle River Royal Canadian Legion

SunSplash - yearly event

Belle River Marina

St. Simon & St. Jude Church
Welcome to Belle River
Ladoucer Park
Belle River Royal Canadian Legion
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