The Dennis and Denison Families

John Dennis:¬† Mount Dennis is named after John Dennis, a Loyalist shipbuilder from Philadelphia who settled and farmed here in the early 1800’s. The Dennis family¬† operated a saw mill and a woollen factory on their properties, which took in most of the present day Mount Dennis neighbourhood, including 501 Alliance. During the late 1800’s, … Continue reading The Dennis and Denison Families