Founding of Strathroy, The

The sawmill and grist-mill that John Buchanan built on the Sydenham River in 1836 formed the basis of a settlement named after Buchanan's birthplace in Ireland. Construction of a rail line through Strathroy 20 years later ensured the community's continued development.


On the grounds of the town hall, 52 Frank Street, Strathroy

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: Township of Strathroy-Caradoc