The picturesque Hamlet of Castleton was originally known as Piper’s Corners and boasts quite the history for its size. A landmark in this lovely Hamlet is The Purdy’s Mill which was originally a grist mill linked to Joseph Keeler (1788- 1855), the founder of Colborne and Castleton and believed to date back to 1830’s and 1840’s. Castleon was later renamed after the town in Vermont, where the extended Keeler family originated. Piper’s Creek powered numerous mills and the historic H.P. Gould’s Farmhouse which was one of the many splendid displays of local Architecture and was built in1873 in a Gothic Revival style. If you drive through today you’ll still see The Castleton General Store and Castleton Town Hall standing – additional examples of this historic ara. Makes you feel like you’re walking back in history!Still known for its friendly people and more recently a “Gem of a School” to locals! Come and explore!
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