Twelve Mile Creek

Some articles on twelve mile creek, creek, mile, creeks:

William Hamilton Merritt
... settling on the Niagara Peninsula on the Twelve Mile Creek ... store and returned to his family's 200-acre (0.81 km2) farm on the creek ... he bought a rundown sawmill on the Twelve Mile Creek, and added a grist mill and a store ...
Black Hawk War (1865–1872) - Timeline
1855 - Twelve Mile Creek Reservation formed in Mayfield ... November 1857 - Twelve Mile Creek Reservation reported as thriving ... Indians massacred 4 Danish travelers in Salt Creek Canyon ...
Mile - Idioms
... Imperial to the metric system (for example, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand), the mile is still used in a variety of idioms ... These include A country mile is used colloquially to denote a very long distance ... A miss is as good as a mile" (failure by a narrow margin is no better than any other failure) "Give him an inch and he'll take a mile" - a corruption of "Give him an inch and ...
Twelve Mile Creek (Ontario) - The Early Welland Canal
... assorted mills made use of water power from various creeks which flowed over Niagara Escarpment ... Among these was a sawmill and a grist mill on Twelve Mile Creek owned by William Hamilton Merritt ... Twelve Mile Creek was not necessarily the best route for the canal, but it was the location of Merritt's mills, so economic motivation became a factor ...
Last Mile
... The "last mile" or "last kilometer" is a phrase used by the telecommunications and cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks delivering ... The word "mile" is used metaphorically, the length of the "last mile" link may be more or less than a mile ... Because the last mile of a network to the user is also the first mile from the user to the world when he is sending data (such as uploading), the term "first ...

Famous quotes containing the words creek, twelve and/or mile:

    It might be seen by what tenure men held the earth. The smallest stream is mediterranean sea, a smaller ocean creek within the land, where men may steer by their farm bounds and cottage lights. For my own part, but for the geographers, I should hardly have known how large a portion of our globe is water, my life has chiefly passed within so deep a cove. Yet I have sometimes ventured as far as to the mouth of my Snug Harbor.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The ninth day of Christmas,
    My true love sent to me
    Nine drummers drumming,
    —Unknown. The Twelve Days of Christmas (l. 53–55)

    For now the moon with friendless light carouses
    On hill and housetop, street and marketplace,
    Men will plunge, mile after mile of men,
    To crush this lucent madness of the face....
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)