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Depot Harbour Roundhouse

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The roundhouse at Depot Harbour still stands as one of the best ruins of this ghost town. The roundhouse was closed in 1928 even as the town was still inhabited.  Population was in steady decline by the 1940's and by 1963, only the roundhouse, the Catholic Church and one house where still standing.

The next year the town was abandoned.  The last ship left in1979 and then docks were closed. In 1987 the lands that once belong to the local Anishnabe population were reclaimed.  The whole of Parry Island once again became Wasauksing First Nation.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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