Crystal Beach and Crystal Bay. Satisfied with its wagon being hitched to Nepean Township in 1965. Image: Google Maps.

In 1965, Crystal Beach was a new community. Constructed by Minto, marketing for the subdivision commenced in the Winter of 1961 and was advertised alongside the builder’s other major projects of the time: Parkwood Hills (Meadowlands) and Hawthorne Meadows (Smyth  & Russell).

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