Commercial Buildings Saint Andrew Street

St. Andrew Street is the main street in Fergus and is the site of many older commercial buildings, some of them still owned by descendents of the original families.

Temperance Hall Temperance Hall in 2000
Temperance Hall was built in 1852. By 1874 it had become the Beatty Plant.
Courtesy: Wellington County Museum and Archives ph9678
Temperance Hall in 2000
Department store James Russell & Sons in 1910 (closed 2008) Department store James Russell & Sons in 2000 (closed 2008)
James Russell in 1910
Courtesy: Pat Mestern
James Russell in 2000
Corner St. Andrew / St. David (Hwy 6) - Fergus Corner St. Andrew / St. David (Hwy 6) - Fergus
Corner, St. Andrew and St. David -- undated
Courtesy: Pat Mestern
Corner, St. Andrew and St. David -- 1999

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