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1788 - Lord Dorchester's proclamation divides the present Province of Ontario into four judicial districts. Bertie Township is made part of the Nassau district. There were courts, land boards, sheriffs, magistrates, clerks and coroners appointed in each district. (Ernest Cruikshank, A Century of Municipal History Part I (1729–1892), Welland, Ont.: By the County Council,1892, p. 6 and Many Voices II, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Historical Museum, 2004, p. 283)


1937 - The Jehovah's Witnesses hold a 2-day convention in the Bertie Town Hall. (R. M. Disher, The Bertie Town Hall Story 1874–1974, Ridgeway, Ont.: Robert Disher, 1974, p. 16)


1964 - Dr. Marian White of the University of Buffalo oversees the excavation of native bodies from the ossuary (grave site) on Forsythe St. (Many Voices, Fort Erie, Ont.: Fort Erie Museum Board, 1996, p.2)

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