Tower Street South 680 (Fergus High School)

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​The building is a striking local landmark. It was meant to impress, constructed as it is on a slight rise overlooking Highway 6. The original part of the building, constructed in 1927, is completely sheathed in broken course cut stone, accented by elaborate copper entablature across the entire facade. But for the replacement of the original windows, the building remains in excellent and original condition.
Everyone in Centre Wellington who attended the Fergus High School from 1927 until just after the turn of the century is thoroughly familiar with this building. By definition therefore, few other buildings in the municipality would be so well known by many of its residents. It represents a significant phase in the development of the community, exemplifies the importance of education, and was intended to show that by its grand styling.
Year Built: 1927