hundreds of years it has been Lake Erie and the sandy
soils along its shores that have attracted civilization
to Norfolk. A diverse landscape, the area is filled with
stories of ingenuity, witch craft, shipwrecks and rum
running. You will find a few of them there.
May 2nd 2004 Welcome to the Ontario Visual Heritage Project: Norfolk web site! Please feel free to add comments to any of the stories you see here, add your own stories, or ask a historian a question. Your feeback is welcome, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments, suggestions or questions.
November of 1922, the “Whisky Ship” City of Dresden
began to break up near Port Rowan.