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Follow the links below to discover the rich history of the Town of Perth:

Perth's Built Heritage [2020]

Perth Designated Historic Buildings

Life in Early Perth (short history) [2010]

A History of Perth in Verse, from the Perth Courier [2018]

Archaeological examination of the old St. Andrews Church Site [2009]

The Story of the Tayside Textiles Mill/Perth Carpet Factory [2016]

ULTIMATE PENALTY OF THE LAW - The Death Penalty at Perth [2016]

The Black Presence at Perth, 1816-1926 [2017]

Dominion Day at Perth, 1867 [2017]

The Perth Railway Station (1859-1979) [2017]

#9 Mill Street - Oldest Stone House in Perth [2019]

Hart's Bookstore & Almanac [2019]

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

When Lyon fell by Wilson's Hand [2018]

Clonmel Dueling Code [2018]

Early Adopters - Perth's First Telephone [2020]

St. Bridget's Chapel [2020]

The Necessary Acid Touch - Charles Rice [2020]

The Long Swamp Fire - 1834 [2020]

The CPR Comes to Town [2020]

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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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