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* Lockmaster's House Museum

1724 Chaffey's Lock Rd.
Elgin, ON

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Built in 1844 as a low cost substitute for a blockhouse to defend the canal against American-based raiders, the Chaffey's Lockmaster's house was originally a one-storey limestone building. The house was occupied continuously from 1844 until 1967, by only five lockmaster's families.
* Lockmaster
Primary Season
End of June to early September

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