Thursday, 9 August 2012

YARMOUTH SHOE FACTORY FALLS
Hebron, Yarmouth County
43N53.658  66W05.803
20T E733184 N4864231

photo Robert Pierrynowski (2007)

RIVER: Ohio Millstream
CLASS: damplunge/cascade
SIZE: 15'
RATING: excellent (***)

TRAIL: roadside
DISTANCE: 50m
HIKING TIME: 10 minutes
CONDITIONS: moderate

GEOCACHE: none

NS Atlas Page: 81/Z3
NS topo map: 020O16 (Yarmouth)

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: from Yarmouth, at the termination of HWY101, turn right onto Starss Road/HWY3 for 1.4km to Main Street. Turn right and follow this road out of Yarmouth and along the shore of Lake Milo and Doctors Lake 6.1km to Happy Hollow Road. Turn right onto this road and continue about 100m to the bridge over the Ohio Millstream. Park on the far side of the bridge near the memorial plaque.

TRAIL DESCRIPTION: roadside falls, these drop over the dam onto a cascade. The water power generated here powered the nearly 17,000 square foot HH Crosby and Co. Boot and Shoe Factory that stood at this spot from 1868 to 1946 when the factory burned down.

 photo Robert Pierrynowski (2007)