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Follow the links below to learn more about the Tay River and the Tay Canal.

The Tay Canal: UNESCO World Heritage Site, National Historic Site, and Canadian Heritage River

Map of the Tay River Watershed

A Brief History of the Tay Canal

The Tay Canal: Present, Past and 175th

An 1831 Map of the Lower Tay River

Port Elmsley and the Locks of the First Tay Canal

A Description of the Lower Tay River in 1828 (0.1 Mb PDF)

The First Tay Canal (0.3 Mb PDF)

A History of the Tay Canal (0.07 Mb PDF)

Mills of the Tay and Area (6.5 Mb PDF)  Updated

 Captain Jack - John Weston ‘Jack’ Walker (1924-2009) [2022]

A Photo Tour Video of the Tay Canal: Beveridges to Perth

Paddling the Tay - see the Tours Page

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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