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A Timeline of Aylmer's History

  • 1835....Hamlet is named after Lord Aylmer
  • 1871....Air Line railway is built through Aylmer
  • 1872....Aylmer incorporated as a village
  • 1874....Old Town Hall is built
  • 1881....Aylmer Canners established
  • 1886....Aylmer High School built
  • 1887....Aylmer incorporated as a town
  • 1893....Aylmer Condensed Milk Factory built(later sold to Carnation)
  • 1913....Post Office (present Town Hall) built
  • 1934....Brown House fire, 3 deaths
  • 1941....Aylmer RCAF Base built (later Ontario Police College)
  • 1946....Imperial Tobacco Plant opens
  • 1965....Propane Truck fire destroys 33 businesses
  • 1982....Old Town Hall becomes a Library

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