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Morgan's Point

Morgan's Point is named after one of the areas earliest settler David Morgan. During the American Revolutionary War David Morgan Sr. along with his son David Morgan Jr. travelled by land from Pennsylvania finally crossing Lake Erie in an Indian canoe as early as 1790. The Morgans were of Welsh descent.

The only thing in their possession were some potatoes and corn. Once on British territory they proceeded to build a log cabin and clear some land that first year and managed to plant a few crops.

Once on British territory they proceeded to build a log cabin and clear some land that first year and managed to plant a few crops. Governor Simcoe was so impressed by the hardworking Morgans that he called the area Point Industry.

The area around Morgans Point would be known as Point Industry until 1840 when it was changed to Morgan's Point. David Morgan's original log cabin is now part of The Wainfleet Historical Museum complex.