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Beautiful Ontario Towns

By Fred Dahms

$16.95 Paperback
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Series: Lorimer Illustrated History

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Beautiful Ontario Towns captures the unique heritage preserved in southwestern Ontario's small towns and villages.
Fred Dahms has selected ten prosperous, picturesque communities that offer a welcome respite for city dwellers looking for a pleasant outing -- or a new place to live. Some, like St. Jacobs, Elora and St. Marys, are already well known. Others, like Neustadt or Thornbury, are an unexpected surprise. Each of these settlements would make a comfortable and enjoyable day's outing for residents of Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo or the other large cities of southwestern Ontario.
Fred Dahms, who has made a special study of small towns in the province, shares his knowledge of each place's history, its amenities and the reasons for its success. Lavishly illustrated with full-colour photographs, Beautiful Ontario Towns also includes maps and key statistical information for each place.

Contents

Southern Ontario (Map)

Introduction

Creemore: Hills and Honey

Dunnville: River Town

Elora: Mill Town

Fergus: Little Scotland

Meaford: Harbour Town

Neustadt: Beer, Springs and Caverns

Paisley: Bridge Town

St. Jacobs: Mennonite Heritage

St. Marys: A Symphony in Stone

Thornbury: Fishing and Boating

Conclusion: The Past and the Future

Appendix A: Evolution of Settlements and the Countryside

Appendix B: Statistical Profiles of the Towns

Selected References

Index

It is a book filled with postcard-like pictures and stories that even the residents of the 10 selected towns will find enlightening.

- Alan Ferris Guelph Mercury

Dahms delves a little deeper that just the scenic tourist spots and predictable travelogue text.

- Scott Woodhouse The Express

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 15th May 2001
ISBN: 9781550287134
Format: 9in x 8.25in
illustrated with colour photographs

BISAC Code:  ARC010000
Imprint: Lorimer


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