Introduction
The Attawandaron
The Grand Plan
Road Less Travelled
War of 1812
The Gore
Half-Pay Officers
Old Oxford is Wide Awake
Very Like Baseball
The Town Plot
Prisoner of Zenda
The Last Stop
A Personal Empire
7,300 Pounds of Fame
Ross Butler
Aimee McPherson
George MacKay
Cassie Chadwick
Emily Stowe
Joe Boyle
Dastardly Deeds
Rural Roots
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The whistle of the steam train echoed through Woodstock shortly after noon on December 15, 1853, announcing the arrival of the first train to arrive on the lines of the Great Western Railway.

This was a highlight in the early history of a town whom many thought might be too small for rail.

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