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The first settlers to Fergus were freed slaves who formed the Pierpoint Settlement, named after their leader, Richard Pierpoint. In 1833 Little Falls was established by Adam Fergusson and James Webster, who would supervise the town's development. The first house of this predominantly Scottish community was erected in 1833. A hotel was built in 1834 and a sawmill, grist mill, church and school followed in 1835.

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Featured Events
August 07, 2014 - Fergus Scottish Festival Pipes Presents
the Plaid and Pageantry Parade taking place on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 at Downtown Fergus, starting at 7:30pm. This favourite downtown event starts the Festival weekend off with pipers, dancers, athletes, local groups and more. Community groups, clubs, and teams are welcome to register. Free to attend. Everyone welcome

August 08, 2014 - Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games
will be held on Friday, August 8th to Sunday, August 10th, 2014 at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex from 7:00am to 1:00am. Join us for pipes, drums, heavy events, clans, heritage, author series, vendors and dancing. Cost varies per day. For more call 1-866-871-9442

August 09, 2014 - Fergus Grand Theatre Presents
Scott Woods Old Time Jubilee on Saturday, August 9th, 2014 starting at 7:00pm at the Fergus Grand Theatre. Join us for an authentic live tribute to Don Messer’s Jubilee. Cost is $25 + handling for adults or $15 with a Fergus Scottish Festival wristband. For more info 519-787-1981

August 17, 2014 - 5th Annual Riverfest Elora
will kick off on Saturday, August 17th 2013. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door, free for children under 12. Tickets available online at riverfestelora.com and in-person at the Shepherd’s Pub and Box Social in Elora, the General Store in Fergus, and The Cornerstone in Guelph. Doors open at 2PM, with local music kicking off at 3PM, rain or shine.

August 24, 2014 - 39th Annual Antique and Classic Car Show
The show takes place at the Wellington County Museum & Archives, located on Wellington Road 18, between Fergus and Elora. Registration (free) starts at noon, show runs from 1:00-5:00pm, rain or shine. Admission is $5 per person, or $12.50 per family. Bring your own lawnchairs, and enjoy the charity BBQ.


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