Perth Ontario, less than an hour's drive from Kingston or Ottawa, is the tourist hub for
Nestled in a parkland setting along the Tay River, located on
the Trans Canada highway (Hwy #7), Perth is within easy commuting distance
of Western Quebec, Upper New York State, and all of Eastern Ontario.
History records Perth Ontario as a unique military settlement named after the town of Perth in Scotland. After the War of 1812, Perth was established in the spring of 1816 as part of a stragetic defense plan against invasion from the south. By the fall of 1816 over 1500 men, women and children occupied the scenic one square mile village of Perth.
Today Perth is a modern community with old-world charm - a living mosaic of life in rural Ontario during the 1800's.
Get in touch with a big piece of Canadian history.