History of Angus
For persons interested in the history surrounding the Township of Essa, the following books are available for purchase at the Essa Public Library or the Administration Centre:
- "Footsteps Into the Past: A History of Angus"
- "Essa: The Garden of Simcoe County"
- "History of Utopia: Utopia Grist Mill"
- "History of Thornton"
- "History of Ivy"
- "History of Egbert"
- "History of Elmgrove"
- Barrie Fair (Essa and District Agriplex)
- Essa Salmon Derby - cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19 Restrictions