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The town of Cache Bay was named Cache from the Indian word Hidden. The rail board was built through Cache Bay in 1883. The first settlers here were in 1884, when the firm of Barnet & Mackie, lumbermen under the mining act, and built a depot for their bush business and in the summer of 1885 built a house office storehouse, barns and other buildings; also a lumber shanty witch stood where the old planning mill rout stands. The old office is still standing on the hill. The house a short distance east of same. The only way to get in was by railroad or by water. The first family to occupy the depot was the John Jessup family. He was an old employee of the Barnet & Mackie Co. from their depot on the Bonneckere River. WestNipissing/ 2329436/ data

West Nipissing (also Nipissing Ouest), Ont, incorporated as a municipality in 1999, population 14 149 (2011c), 13 410 (2006c). The name West Nipissing, reflects the municipality's location on the northwest end of Lake NIPISSING, 37 km west of North Bay. The Municipality of West Nipissing is a mixture of former towns (Cache Bay and STURGEON FALLS), formerly incorporated townships (Caldwell, Field and Springer) and 17 and one-half previously unincorporated townships. The municipality's administrative centre is Sturgeon Falls.

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Église de Sainte-Thérèse-d’Avila
59, rue Cache, Cache Bay, ONTARIO
Established 1906
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Manufactures of Red and White Pine Lumber
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