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Aberfeldy     (Dispersed Rural Community)    
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Geographic*: Euphemia Township, Lambton County
Municipal: Dawn-Euphemia Township

William "Pap" Armstrong succeeded in convincing the Postal Department to establish a Post Office in the area in 1856. The Post office was named "Aberfeldy" after a village in Scotland near where he was born. The original post office and general store burnt in 1910. It was rebuilt 200 m from its original position. The post office operated from 1856-1968.1

Source(s) of Information:

  • 1Cathy Johnson
  • Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. Gazetteer of Canada: Ontario. Ottawa, Committee by Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1974. 9780660510002
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