Did you know Perth is the site of the last fatal duel in Upper Canada? Or that The Perth Citizens Band, which gives concerts in the band shell behind Town Hall, is Canada’s oldest active town band, dating back over 150 years?
No doubt about it, Perth is a place of great historical significance. Situated within Lanark County on unceded traditional Omàmìwininì (Algonquin) territory, Perth is one of Ontario's oldest military settlements. And with its long history comes many fascinating stories; stories of power, politics, wealth and scandal. There’s so much to uncover! That’s why Perth Tourism has partnered with Driftscape, an app that helps give visitors a peek into our rich past.
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