Though the United Empire Loyalists were the first to take up residence in the Long Point country, the claim of first white settler must go to an equally interesting man: Dr. John Troyer.

His reputation was such that the government of Upper Canada gave him title to his land, as well as special exemption from military services on account of his religion. Dr. Troyer was considered by most to be a sane man.

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