Earl Rowe served as the 20th Lieutenant of Ontario from 1963 to 1968.
The park, near Alliston consists of a river:
which has been dammed to create a pond and a beach:
and a large meadow habitat which has many hiking trails:
Some of this is perfect for the somewhat rare Clay-coloured Sparrow:
Thomas Gordon, the first postmaster, named this community supposedly after his father’s hometown in England. It may instead have been named for a farm or home, because no Everett is shown on modern maps of Britain.
I think if you listen closely
In the sweet, glad days of spring,
With the song of the brook,
the breeze and the birds,
You can hear the flowers sing. – Helen Isabel Moorhouse (b.1876)