Clydegale Lake HIstory


Location: Nightingale Township

Named after Clyde township which was named (1872) in honour of Sir Colin Campbell, grand officer of the Legion of Honour who was given the title 'Baron Clyde of Clydesdale'. The name is Scottish in origin" (Source: Murray, F. (1963) The Publications of the Champlain Society: Muskoka and Haliburton 1615-1875. Toronto: The Champlain Society. 96).

Also Known As:
• Mackenzie Lake (MNR archives)
• McKenzies Lake (MNR archives)
• McKenzie Lake (MNR archives)

The above information came from: Discovering the (Hi)story of Haliburton Through Its Lakes' Names by Elinor Whidden, a student report prepared for Trent University- Bioregionalism Course, 1998. From the U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research Collection.

The Haliburton County GIS Map refers to this lake as part of the South Madawaska River. ( Nightingale township