A Quick Overview of Talbot Road
The Talbot Trail is an historically significant overland route completed in the 1820s along the north shore of Lake Erie.
- The building of the route of almost 500 km (310 mi) in length was overseen by Colonel Thomas Talbot.
- It was originally a corduroy road, eventually becoming Highway 3 and several numbered county roads.
- Its original intent was to provide a continuous land route for settlers and military personnel between the Niagara region and Detroit, aiding in the development of the Talbot Settlement.