5. The Old Town Map

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Continue around the room to the south wall and you will notice a map of Uxbridge in 1855. The map shows the west half of Uxbridge laid out by Joseph Gould. The southwest millpond, where Mr. Gould built his sawmill and woolen mill is now called Elgin pond. The western millpond is known as Electric Light Pond. Notice the "Market Place" near the centre of the map, below Colbourne Street where agricultural fairs were held. The 1850's marked a period of growth for Uxbridge as it grew from a small hamlet to police village status by 1863.

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