Pefferlaw River

Peferlaw is primarily situated in a forest settting , and is situated 3 kilometres south of the southeastern shores of Lake Simcoe.The town is largely centered around the Pefferlaw Dam with farmlands to the west,northwest and north.

The first store was built in August 1833,banking came to Pefferlaw with the arrival of the C.N.R. Raiway in 1906

HISTORY Pefferlaw was founded in the late 1820s by Captain William Johnson A British Naval Officer who was released from service in 1815 following the battle of Waterloo . The name Pefferlaw came  by his brother, in rememberance of a field among the heather , on there old homestead in Scotland ,  and means ," a beautiful greensward."

The first preserved diaries of William Johnson begin in 1832 , by that time he had a sawmill and a gristmill built at Pefferlaw. 

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