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Wallaceburg is located in the municipality of Chatham-Kent. This small community is situated on the picturesque Sydenham River in Southern, Ontario and has a population of approximately 11,000. Rich in history with early settlers arriving in 1804.
Wallaceburg is named after Sir William Wallace, a national hero of Scotland. The majority of local folks refer to Wallaceburg as the “Glass Town” because of it’s history of glass making.
This close knit community boasts friendly affordable neighbourhoods, great schools and a quaint downtown area to shop and dine.
A very popular summer event that attracts great crowds to the area is the annual Wallaceburg Antique Motor and Boat Outing, better known as W.A.M.B.O. This festival brings visitors from far and near to enjoy a variety of events, great food and outdoor entertainment. info source – wikipedia
Whether you love to fish, hunt or just enjoy local sports you will want to see what Wallaceburg has to offer. Tourists also enjoy visiting the Wallaceburg and District Museum, which highlights some of the communities industrial heritage.
I hope you find time to take a drive to Wallaceburg, Ontario to see what it has to offer!
Thanks so much for taking the time to read my Hometown Blog. I was born in and am native to Chatham, Ontario. I began my real estate career in 1989, I have been a member of the MLS Chatham-Kent Real Estate Board since 1989. I joined the Royal LePage Sales Team in 2001. I’ve been helping my clients buy and sell homes in the Chatham-Kent area for over 25 years
Thanks, Deb Rhodes