The Early History of Elora and Vicinity (Paperback)

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The Early History of Elora and Vicinity (Paperback)

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Elora: The Early History of Elora and Vicinity provides little-known details about the settlement and development of the Elora area in southern Ontario from the earliest settler in 1817. Then, as now, people were drawn to the Elora Gorge and the rocky banks of the Grand River. The book is a compilation of material that appeared weekly in The Elora Express between 1906 and 1909 with some additional material from the 1920s. Connon traces the settlers as they arrive and reports on the development of the town as they acquired a grist mill, a store, a bridge, and inevitably a railway. Rich with genealogical information, this is an important historical document. Introduction by Gerald Noonan.

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Product Details ISBN: 9780889200128
ISBN-10: 0889200122
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 1974
Pages: 222
Language: English