Circular Tower

Bronte Creek Provincial Park - little known facts

Circular Tower

Oakville, Ontario L6M, Canada

Created By: Bronte Creek Provincial Park


This structure is called a silo and was associated with a barn that was torn down in the early 1990's due to being hazard to public safety. This farm is known as the the Burkholder farm. It is considered a "century farm" as it stayed in the same family between 1859-1946. Prior to the Burkholders, John Lucas cultivated this farm and there were 2 houses located along Middle Road, now the QEW. The Blacksmith Josiah Johnson lived in one and William H. McGee a carpenter, lived in the other.

Little Known Fact:

The brick house was built in 1892.

A new barn (seen in picture) was built in 1890's (torn down in the 1990's).

This point of interest is part of the tour: Bronte Creek Provincial Park - little known facts


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