Introduction
The Attawandaron
A Man Owns Land
War of 1812
The Land Owns Him
Rebellion of 1837
Bushel for Bushel
The Iron Horse
The Old Alma Mater
A Few Jumbo Mistakes
London's Resort Town
Cofferdam Disaster
Marquette & Bessemer
The Olga
Mitchell F. Hepburn
How Sweet It Was
Another Way
Foresight
Edisons of Vienna
John Kenneth Galbraith
Immigration Disaster
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A unique situation occurred in about 1914. Sir Adam Beck, he mayor of London, and man who had brought hydro to Ontario, got an imperial idea that London should have its own resort town.

Port Stanely became a tourist attraction early on. Before the days of the automobile, the London and Port Stanley Railway carried thousands to enjoy the beach and boardwalk in the early 20th century.

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