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Stoney Lake History

Stoney Lake - an enduring community

This beautiful stretch of water, some 20 miles long from Young's Point to the lake's eastern shores encompasses over 1,000 islands and half a dozen 19th century settlements. Native people returned to its healing waters and fragrant pines at least two centuries ago and on-going historic research argues convincingly that Champlain travelled the area lakes, rivers and overland portages in the 1500s. The cottages we see today and the family names that recur generation after generation represent the heritage that so many Stoney Lakers cherish.

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