Geography & History of Big Cedar Lake

This is a work in progress and was initiated by David Clutton Jr. Below there is a file with some Key Facts from “Up the Burleigh Road…” An illustrated history by Doug and Mary Lavery that has been compiled by David.

Anyone with knowledge of Big Cedar Lake is welcome to send any information they have of interest and in particular, the place names.

Big Cedar Lake key Facts

History of Big Cedar Lake

  Thanks to Diane Trauzzi for sending us a 2001 article from Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield Katchewanooka Herald that she acquired from her mom and dad on the History of Big Cedar Lake.

On January 25, 2022, The Peterborough Examiner published an interesting article regarding the origin of how the Kawartha’s acquired that name. This article can be viewed here: Curve Lake resident credited with naming the Kawarthas.