Item 53 - Low dam at Lot 10, Woolwich Twp.

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CA MAO Hist.Mss.1-117-6-53


Low dam at Lot 10, Woolwich Twp.


  • [1999] (Creation)

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Amish and Mennonite genealogist, mission worker, local historian

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Photograph donated by Lorraine Roth

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Water in foreground, low dam in middle ground, trees in background. Roth notes "First dam built here by Valentine Ratz (suggested by Christian Stoltzfus in 1839) on the Conestogo River. It has been rebuilt several times. It was also used to run the mill in St. Jacobs until they ceased operation."

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Price: $5.00
Megapixels: 1.8
Resolution: 1562x1146

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