Going to Town
Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1996
Going to Town: Architectural Walking Tours in Southern Ontario
is devoted to 10 architecturally interesting and "walkable" towns –
walkable in the sense that they can be appreciated more or less
completely in a two-to-three-hour stroll. The largest, Stratford, has
27,000 inhabitants, and the smallest, Merrickville, has a population of
1,000. In alphabetical order, the towns are Cobourg, Goderich,
Merrickville, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Paris, Perth, Picton, Port Hope, St.
Marys and Stratford. In addition to a short history of each town and a
walking tour, the book includes a general introduction called "How to
Read an Ontario Town," a guide to Ontario's most common architectural
styles and a glossary of architectural terms.
Winner of the Ontario Historical Society award for the best work of regional history in Ontario in 1996-97.
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