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Perth wins prestigious Prince of Wales Prize for Heritage Preservation

Price of Wales Prize On the fifth anniversary of the awarding of the prestigious Prince of Wales Prize, the Heritage Canada Foundation is proud to announce its 2004 recipient, the Town of Perth, Ontario. Established in 1999 under the patronage of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, this prize honours a municipal government for exemplary commitment to the preservation of its built heritage. Previous recipients include Markham, Ontario, Victoria, British Columbia, Saint John, New Brunswick and Québec City. Read the entire press release.

Perth comes up for recognition from many quarters. TV Ontario declared, "Perth is the Prettiest Town in Ontario" and Chatelaine Magazine voted Perth Ontario to be "The Best Place in Canada to Retire."

Travel Reviews

Pat Mestern provides travel writeups for various places around the planet. Perth is described as "the jewel of Lanark County" and "worthy of the title 'an Ontario Shangri-La' bestowed by former New Yorker Peter Davidson during the 1940's". Read the entire review for Perth Ontario entitled A Wee Bit o' Perth.

The Perth Maple Festival also gets a favorable review.

Restaurant Reviews

Two of our downtown restaurants have been featured in Ann Hardy's "Where to Eat in Canada" - Canada's National Restaurant Guide.

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