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Tag: Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Bridging the Trent

Old Trent Severn Bridge in Quinte West

In the spring of 1834, a wooden covered bridge joined the two sides of the Trent River creating a strong link in this main trade route from Kingston to York (now Toronto). A steel swing bridge was erected in 1916 and ‘The Veteran’s Skyway Gateway to the Trent’ bridge was slid into place in 1990. It now welcomes boaters as they enter the world-famous Trent-Severn Canal System at the mouth of the Bay of Quinte and the City of Quinte ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.