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History of Searchmont, Algoma, Ontario, Canada

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Searchmont, Algoma, Ontario, Canada

Searchmont is a community with a local services board in the Canadian province of Ontario.

The town of Searchmont received its name in honor of T.C. Search, the treasurer of the consolidated Lake Superior Company. Searchmont was once a bustling community built around the forestry industry. The local sawmill was the livelihood of most of the residents. wikipedia

Searchmont is a seasonal town, providing excellent skiing in the winter (it draws people from the United States) and hiking/ biking trails in the summer. There are resorts to accomodate seasonal tourists. There still exists a small and cozy train station as well as a large abandoned industrial factory nearby. www.ontarioabandonedplaces.com/ upload/ wiki.asp?entry=2609



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  • (Searchmont) Algoma Commercial Company operated lumber camps and a sawmill from 1899 to 1902.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

  • (Searchmont) The Clergue Enterprise Company built the hotel in 1903. The purpose of the hotel was to serve passengers of the new Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

  • St. Hubert church was built in Searchmont around 1920

    http://www.ontarioabandonedplaces.com/upload/wiki.asp?entry=2609

  • (Searchmont) Located where the Ski Hill is now, there was once 26 charcoal kilns. The Standard Chemical Company of Canada built them in 1928. The industry petered out after a few years.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

  • Hay and company started around 1957 in Searchmont

    http://www.ontarioabandonedplaces.com/upload/wiki.asp?entry=2609

  • 1962 - Electricity comes to Searchmont
    After 2 long years of waiting and anticipating, the electricity was finally turned on February 23 1962. The power was hooked up to 58 out of the 120...Read MORE...


  • (Searchmont) A four-room schoolhouse was built in 1963 and students from Wabos, Glendale and Northland were brought in by bus.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

  • The Searchmont Volunteer Fire Brigade was founded in 1976 with the help of a $15 000 grant from the Isolated Community Assistance Fund and an additional $8 000 raised by the community itself.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

  • Searchmont, Algoma, Ontario, Canada
    Searchmont ski hill
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  • (Searchmont) Algoma Commercial Company operated lumber camps and a sawmill from 1899 to 1902.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html
  • (Searchmont) The Clergue Enterprise Company built the hotel in 1903. The purpose of the hotel was to serve passengers of the new Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html
  • St. Hubert church was built in Searchmont around 1920

    http://www.ontarioabandonedplaces.com/upload/wiki.asp?entry=2609
  • (Searchmont) Located where the Ski Hill is now, there was once 26 charcoal kilns. The Standard Chemical Company of Canada built them in 1928. The industry petered out after a few years.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html
  • Hay and company started around 1957 in Searchmont

    http://www.ontarioabandonedplaces.com/upload/wiki.asp?entry=2609
  • 1962 - Electricity comes to Searchmont
    After 2 long years of waiting and anticipating, the electricity was finally turned on February 23 1962. The power was hooked up to 58 out of the 120... Read MORE...

  • (Searchmont) A four-room schoolhouse was built in 1963 and students from Wabos, Glendale and Northland were brought in by bus.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html
  • The Searchmont Volunteer Fire Brigade was founded in 1976 with the help of a $15 000 grant from the Isolated Community Assistance Fund and an additional $8 000 raised by the community itself.

    http://www.searchmont.8m.com/history.html

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