Kemptville Public School, 1873-1936

The B&H Grocery store in Kemptville stands today on what was once the site of this really lovely school. The Kemptville Public School served...

One town, one man and a story that won’t go away

by Lyle DillaboughIt just seems to go on and on. That endless tale of Captain Roy Brown, his hometown of Carleton Place, and the...

Kemptville District Hospital

KDH has been a valued and vital part of North Grenville since 1960, when it was officially opened on June 29 of that year....
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The other North Grenville Premier

Most people living in North Grenville today have heard about the native son who grew up to become Ontario Premier. G. Howard Ferguson is...

The Kemptville Hotel

Although it was generally known as a hotel, this building dates from 1861, and only served as a hotel for a few decades from...

The Rideau River Bridge on old Highway 16

In the late 1930's, the road from Kemptville to the Rideau River followed a different route and ended at the swing bridge at Beckett’s...

Asa Street after the 1910 fire

Kemptville has been plagued by serious fires throughout its history, and the corner of Prescott and Asa streets has been the source of some...
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Success or failure?

An era came to an end along with the last days of 1997. The South Gower Council met for the last time on December...

Jones Building, Clothier and Sanders Streets, Kemptville

This building has a long and varied history. It was built by Francis Jones, a teacher and land surveyor whose family had moved here...
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The rush to unite

Amalgamation was the major preoccupation of the municipal councils in Kemptville, Oxford-on-Rideau and South Gower during 1997. The Province of Ontario had set a...

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