TILLSONBURG D I D Y O U K N O W ? Fascinating facts we bet you didn’t know — #didyouknowtbg

The settlement that eventually became Tillsonburg was originally called Dereham Forge.

The first Canadian NBA coach, Jay Triano, was born in Tillsonburg and now coaches for the Phoenix Suns.

E.D. Tillson was among the first to own holstein cows. You’re welcome, City of Woodstock.

The Rotary Clock Tower includes the clock from the former Post Office and the bell from the old Town Hall.

Tillsonburg musician Darrin Schott has opened for the likes of Johnny Cash and Neil Young.

Members of the Ontario Flue Cured Tobacco Board in Tillsonburg were among the first westerners allowed to enter Communist China.

Special thanks to the Tillsonburg Cultural Improvement Alliance for their assistance with these historical facts.


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