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Sir Sandford Fleming, (January 7, 1827 – July 22, 1915) an immigrant from Scotland settled in Cobourg. He was known as an inventor—part of being an engineer. He designed the first Canadian postage stamp and left an an indelible mark on surveying and map making along with playing a prominent part in engineering the railway from the east to the west of Canada. Sir Sandford Fleming College of Arts and Technology has a campus in Cobourg, Peterborough, Haliburton and Lindsay—all within the broader area of this part of Ontario.
We glimpsed the Trent Water Canal system, were driven over bridges that eventually brought us onto the highway towards home.
I returned that evening with a sense of pride and belonging to a country that has its rich history scattered in the towns, villages and cities from coast to coast to coast.