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1874 - The name of the Point Abino post office changes to Ridgeway post office. (R. M. Disher, The Bertie Town Hall Story 1874–1974, Ridgeway, Ont.: Robert Disher, 1974, p. 12)
1892 - A gas explosion on Ash Wednesday destroys St. Paul's Church. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 183)
1923 - Ridgeway holds a public meeting to discuss the need for fire service. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p. 312)
1976 - The great ice storm of 1976 begins. (Norman R. Ball, The Canadian Niagara Power Company Story, Erin, Ont.: Boston Mills Press, 2003, p. 197)