forums
new posts
donate
UER Store
events
location db
db map
search
members
faq
terms of service
privacy policy
register
login




View with Side Frame!
Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Milne House
 Name
Milne House
 Viewing Options
Log in to activate viewing options
 Database Info
created by Ares on 3/29/2009 5:17 PM
last modified by emceeay on 1/23/2012 3:37 AM
 Viewability
Publically Viewable Publically Viewable
This location has been labeled by its creator as Public, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Farm House
 Basic Information
Type: House
Status: Closed
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
1185 Lawrence Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Owner: City of toronto
  • See a map of this location
  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • wooden boarding
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1865
    Closed: 1992
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    In its heyday in the mid-to-late nineteenth century, Milneford Mills was a cluster of some 16 buildings. What is now Lawrence Avenue detoured down along the east valley wall, curved through the settlement, crossed the river, and made its way up the other bank to rejoin the straight concession line. Evidence from the census returns and period maps indicate that in addition to two water-powered mills, one a rare woollen mill, Milneford Mills boasted a dry goods store, a wagon shop, and workers' housing. The homes and barns of the Milne family, proprietors of the whole business, joined them. Their fields stretched out of the valley, but an aerial photograph from 1939 still shows fields in the valley itself. According to an 1851 census, the Milnes grew wheat, peas, oats, potatoes, turnip, hay and apples. In around the homes and barns were "bulls or oxen, milch cows, horses, sheep and pigs". Wool, fulled cloth, butter and pork completed the farm produce.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    To be restored.
     Stories


    Add your own story
     Photo Galleries
    Click to view gallery
    March Visit
    Sun, Mar 29th, 2009
    posted by Ares
    11 pictures
    Click to view gallery
    Historical Photos
    Tue, Mar 31st, 2009
    posted by Ares
    6 pictures


    Add your own photos

    Mark all galleries as Seen
     Web Links

     Contribute

    Edit this Location
     Moderator Rating
    The moderator rating is a neutral rating of the content quality, photography, and coolness of this location.

    This location has not yet been rated by a moderator.
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 1/23/2012 1:32 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 23 12 at 13:32, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 23 12 at 13:32, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jan 23 12 at 3:37, emceeay changed the following: Latitude, Longitude, Co-ordinate Accuracy
  • on Dec 25 09 at 0:23, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Dec 24 09 at 21:33, Ares made this location public
  • on Apr 1 09 at 1:58, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 1 09 at 0:24, Ares updated gallery picture 3220206315_86562c5cc5
  • on Apr 1 09 at 0:24, Ares updated gallery picture 3220206199_a0539512bc
  • on Apr 1 09 at 0:23, Ares updated gallery picture 3221057076_84bcf145c4
  • on Apr 1 09 at 0:23, Ares updated gallery picture 3228919676_e6e05a887b.img_assist_custom
  •  Forum Threads about this Location
    New Thread
     SubjectStarted ByRepliesViewsLast Post
    You must log in for this feature to work.This found location in an album on flickrspjoker 16593/28/2015 2:00 AM by UESam
    You must log in for this feature to work.milne housespjoker 03303/6/2015 11:37 PM by spjoker
     Who's been looking?
    Click here to see who'se been looking.
     Report Problems
    Is this location inappropriate / broken / missing key info?
  • If it's something you can fix, please scroll up and click the EDIT button.
  • If this location was only posted a few days ago, give the creator time to work on it.
  • Please try sending a message directly to the creator of the location. You'll find that info at the top of this page.
  • Otherwise, ONLY if you've already tried to contact the original creator,: Click here to notify an administrator.



  • All content and images copyright 2002-2019 UER.CA and respective creators. Graphical Design by Crossfire.
    To contact webmaster, or click to email with problems or other questions about this site: UER CONTACT
    View Terms of Service | View Privacy Policy | Server colocation provided by Beanfield
    This page was generated for you in 125 milliseconds. Since June 23, 2002, a total of 592886130 pages have been generated.