Homestead Hills - North Hastings Scenic Route #4
This trail is a scenic trail intended for cars, cycling on road and motorcycles.
This scnic route has 16 points of interest. These include te Hamlet of Coe Hill, township centres, community centres, public beach and boat launch, fairgrounds, heritage centres, churchs, a lake and heritage schools.
Point 1 - Faraday Community Centre
Faraday named in 1857 after the British scientist Michael Faraday.
Point 5 - Site of Trinity Anglican Church
Faraday 1893 and Pioneer Cemetery. The cemetery was reclaimed by bush in 1970 and is now well groomed.
Point 10 - Hamlet of Coe Hill
Small hamlet with amenities. First called Welch's Corners, then Salem, and then Coe Hill Mines. Named after the mine developer, William Coe. Later the name was shortened to Coe Hill.
Point 16 - Umfraville Road
Pioneer cemetery and historic plaque. Apparently named after a village in Ireland. Settled by brothers Patrick and Dermot (Darby) Kavanagh.
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