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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
September 07, 2014 - 1st Annual Fergus Whole Hog BBQ
featuring 5 Chefs, 5 Pigs and a Blues Band will be held on Sunday, September 07, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at 570 Belsyde Road, Fergus, ON Canada. Cost is $25 for adults prior to September 1; $35 thereafter. Children 12 and under free and can be purchased online through the WCSA website ( or at select locations around the community.

September 07, 2014 - 1st Annual Fergus Whole Hog BBQ
The Wellington Centre for Sustainable Agriculture hosts this competition between five local chefs for top spot as Fergus´ elite pig roaster. Held from 3:00-7:00pm at 570 Belsyde Road in Fergus. Tickets available from the WCSA website $25 for adults (after September 1, $35), children 12 and under free.

September 09, 2014 - Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
Offers "one stop shopping" for the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available. 8:30am-5:00pm daily. Free parking. Admission: adults $17, youth $5, children under six free. Held at Canada's Outdoor Park in Woodstock. For more information, visit

September 28, 2014 - The Art of Butchery: Pork
Back by popular demand, The Art of Butchery will leave you with a ton of knowledge on butchering an animal. Your guide, Jamie Waldron, has dedicated 15 years of his life to mastering the art and skills of butchery. 10:00am-2:00pm, Artisanale French Country Cooking Restaurant, 214 Woolwich Street, Guelph. Cost $150. For more information, visit the website.

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