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Follow the links below to learn more about the history of the neighbouring townships and villages:

Life in Early Perth (short history) [2010]

Field of Blood, Locating the Site of the Last Fatal Duel [2016]

When Lyon fell by Wilson's Hand [2018]

Clonmel Dueling Code [2018]

The Wildfires of 1870 [2017]

Port Elmsley and the Locks of the First Tay Canal [2010]

Barn Raising on the Scotch Line in 1886 (photo) [2010]

Train Wreck at Sucker Lake [2010]

Cheese Factories in Lanark County [2010]

NO ONE KNEW WHERE HE HAD GONE - Sailor-Settler Robert Pottie [2015]

THE DEVIL VISITS DRUMMOND TOWNSHIP - Canada's First Mass Murder [2016]

Knight of the Realm [2017]

Mills of the Tay and Area (6.5 Mb PDF) [2021]

A Walking Tour Through Glen Tay, Historic Hamlet on Glen Tay Road in Tay Valley Township [2016]

Geology and Mining Deposits and History of Mining in the Tay Watershed [2008] - see:
www.taywatershed.ca/documents/geology_report/geology_report.htm

Elder Duncan McNabb - North Elmsley Baptist Church [2020]

Barbaric Relics - Lanark County Toll Roads [2020]

Northman - William Creighton ‘Rags’ Wilson (1885-1929) [2021]

Pistol Provenance - Weapons of the Last Fatal Duel [2021]

Recollections of the Ferry Road (1896) [2021]



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Perth, the Capital of the District of Dalhousie; from the N-East bank of the River Tay - painting by Thomas Burrowes, 1828, Archives of Ontario, I0002141

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