Perth & District Historical Society welcomes
Local Author John McKenty with his new book
‘St. Crispin’s Legacy – Shoemaking in Perth, Ontario 1834-2004’
Thursday, October 16, 2014 @ 7:30 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Hall,
26 Beckwith St. E., Perth.
Information: (613) 264 0094 http://www.perthhs.org/ (Toonie)
This latest of John’s area histories traces the surprising evolution of shoemaking in a small Ontario town from traditional craft to major industry – The Brown Shoe Company – the role that the sector played in the town, and the local citizens who maintained it through early challenges.