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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