Merrickville ON, Canada – Jewel of the Rideau

Merrickville is located 76 KM south west of Ottawa, Ontario.   Also known as the Jewel of the Rideau, this community has about 3000 residents.

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Colorful commercial building preserves the historic features.

Mainstreet Family Restaurant, located on St. John Street

Mainstreet Family Restaurant, located on St. John Street

A bright red telephone booth livens up front of a shop on St. Lawrence Steet

A bright red telephone booth livens up the front of a shop on St. Lawrence Street

Red doors to a building located in the Ayling's Marina

Beautiful stained doors to a building located in the Ayling’s Marina

Flowers add a nice touch to a window

Flowers add a nice touch to a window

Lush in greenery

Lush in greenery

Historic ruins located north of Merrickville

Historic ruins located north of Merrickville

The Rideau Canal

The Rideau Canal

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