Lawrence River to bypass several rapids and dams along the way.
A number of the locks are managed by the Saint Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation in Canada, and others in the United States by the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; the two bodies together advertise the Seaway as part of "Highway H The Saint Lawrence Seaway was preceded by a number of other canals.
Named for John Graves Simcoe in 1795, the first Lieutenant Governor of Ontario , the town was originally two separate hamlets.
The current downtown started as Birdtown, named by William Bird, who settled in the early 1800s.
When the Talbot District formed in 1837, Simcoe became the seat of local government, a designation that has continued to modern day.
Simcoe is Norfolk County ‘s largest urban area and home to many important industries, including Canada ‘s largest ice cream plant and the Toyotetsu auto parts plant.
) is a system of locks, canals and channels in Canada and the United States that permit ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes of North America, as far inland as the western end of Lake Superior.
The First Welland Canal, constructed from 1824–1829, had a minimum lock size of 110 ft (34 m) long, 22 ft (6.7 m) wide, and 8 ft (2.4 m) deep, but it was generally too small to allow passage of larger ocean-going ships.Legally, the Seaway extends from Montreal, Quebec, to Lake Erie and includes the Welland Canal.This section upstream of the Seaway is not a continuous canal; rather, it consists of several stretches of navigable channels within the river, a number of locks, and canals along the banks of the St.is a 400-series highway in the Canadian province of Ontario.It stretches 828.0 kilometres (514.5 mi) from Windsor in the west to the Ontario–Quebec border in the east.