|Town of St. Marys|
|Nickname: The Stonetown|
|Motto: The Town Worth Living In|
|- Mayor||Jamie Hahn|
|- Total||12. A nickname is a Name of an entity or thing that is not its Proper name. A motto (from the Italian word motto, meaning witticism sentence is a phrase meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second largest country in total area. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Perth County Ontario is a Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 48 km² (4. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 8 sq mi)|
|- Density||504. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 3/km² (1,306. 1/sq mi)|
St. Marys is a town in southwestern Ontario, Canada. A town is a type of settlement ranging from a few to several thousand (occasionally hundreds of thousands inhabitants although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is located on the Thames River southwest of Stratford in County of Perth. The Thames River is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. The Thames flows west 273 kilometers (169 miles) through southwestern Ontario Stratford is a city on the Avon River in Perth County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada with Perth County Ontario is a Census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. St. Marys has a population of 6,293 as of the 2001 Census. The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population  The town is also known by its nickname, "The Stone Town", due to its many structures rendered in local limestone. Limestone is a Sedimentary rock composed largely of the Mineral Calcite ( Calcium carbonate: CaCO3
It is the burial place of Arthur Meighen, Canada's 9th Prime Minister. Arthur Meighen (ˈmiən PC, QC ( June 16, 1874 – August 5, 1960) was the ninth Prime Minister of Canada This is a list of Prime Ministers of Canada since Confederation. Timothy Eaton, who went on to become one of Canada's greatest retailers, opened his first businesses in Canada in St. Timothy Eaton (1834 &ndash January 31, 1907) was a Canadian businessman who founded the Eaton's Department store, one of the Marys and nearby Kirkton, Ontario. Kirkton is a community in Ontario, Canada, in the municipality of South Huron.
St. Marys is home to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is a museum located in St
The first settlers arrived in St. Marys in the early 1840s, attracted by the area's natural resources. Events and trends Technology First use of General anesthesia in an operation by Crawford Long. At the new town site, the Thames River cascaded over a series of limestone ledges, providing the power to run the first pioneer mills and giving the community an early nickname: Little Falls. A gristmill or grist mill is a building where Grain is ground into Flour, or the grinding mechanism itself
St. Marys was incorporated into the province of Ontario, officially, in 1863. However, it did not incorporate itself into Perth County. For administrative purposes, it is considered to be within Perth County, but technically the town resides in St. Marys County.
In the riverbed and along the banks, limestone was close to the surface and could be quarried for building materials. Many 19th century limestone structures survive: churches, commercial blocks, and private homes. A church building is a Building or Structure whose primary purpose is to facilitate the meeting of a church. They have given St. Marys its current nickname: Stonetown.
The arrival of the Grand Trunk Railway in the late 1850s spurred growth and soon St. The Grand Trunk Railway (GTR was a railway system which operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, as well as the American Events and Trends Industry Production of Steel revolutionized by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman Marys became a centre for milling, grain-trading and the manufacture of agriculture-related products. The railway connected the town to the rest of the world and framed the local landscape with its two large trestle bridges on limestone pillars across the waterways.
St. Marys contains many 19th century buildings built with locally quarried limestone. The 19th century of the Common Era began on January 1, 1801 and ended on December 31, 1900, according to the Gregorian calendar Limestone is a Sedimentary rock composed largely of the Mineral Calcite ( Calcium carbonate: CaCO3 Notable buildings include the Opera House built in 1880, the spired municipal Town Hall built in 1891, and the Public Library built in 1904. An opera house is a theater building used for Opera performances that consists of a stage an orchestra pit audience seating and backstage facilities for costumes Year 1880 ( MDCCCLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Year 1891 ( MDCCCXCI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Year 1904 ( MCMIV) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting on
The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame moved to St. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is a museum located in St Marys from Toronto in 1994 and opened in 1998. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) It is dedicated to preserving Canada's baseball heritage. Baseball is a Bat-and-ball Sport played between two teams of nine players each Since opening, 75 members (46 players, 23 builders, 2 honorary, 4 honorary teams) have been inducted. It includes professional ballplayers, amateurs, builders and honorary members who have helped popularize the sport in Canada. The facility also includes a baseball field designed by landscape architect Art Lierman of London, Ontario. London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor with a metropolitan area population of 457720 the city proper
The Grand Trunk Trail is a walkway transformed from a two kilometre section of the former Grand Trunk Railway line. A walkway is a composite or umbrella term for all formal surfaces supporting walking The Grand Trunk Railway (GTR was a railway system which operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, as well as the American The trail features a walk over the restored Sarnia bridge, providing panoramic views over the town. Sarnia is a City in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (city population 71419 census area population
The Quarries consist of two former limestone quarries located in southern St. A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or Minerals are extracted Marys, one of which has been rehabilitated as an outdoor swimming pool. The area became a popular swimming spot with locals after filling with water between 1930 and 1935. Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1935 ( MCMXXXV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In 1945 the town bought the quarries along with 50 acres of surrounding land, and now manages it as a public recreational facility. Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar
The St. Marys Lincolns are a member of the OHA Junior "B" Hockey Association and play in the Western Junior "B" Hockey League. The St Marys Lincolns are a Canadian junior Ice hockey team based in St The Ontario Hockey Association is the governing body for the majority of Junior and Senior level Ice hockey teams in the Province of Ontario. History The Western had been a part of the Big '10' until 1956 when the Eastern and Western conference were split into separate leagues -- the Eastern becoming the Central the Western Prior Lincoln team members who played with the NHL include Terry Crisp, Don Luce, Steve Shields and Bob Boughner. Terry Crisp (born May 28, 1943 in Parry Sound, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional Ice hockey centre who played Don Luce (born 2 October, 1948 in London, Ontario) is a retired professional Ice hockey centre who played in the NHL from 1969 to Steve Shields (born July 19, 1972 in North Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey Goaltender. Bob Boughner (born March 8 1971 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) nicknamed The Boogieman, is a retired Professional hockey