The central role of cheese

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, cheese factories were a major part of the Ontario economy, and North Grenville and the surrounding area...
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Dead man saves three

By Lyle DillabroughOne of the most bizarre events ever to occur in the Ottawa Valley happened on Nov 12, 1912 on Lake Kamaniskeg near...

Francis Jones: Triumph and tragedy

Francis Jones is one of the most tragic figures in the history of North Grenville, a man who rose to high political office in...

Home Hardware store, Prescott Street

This is an older building in Kemptville that may be hard to recognise, but it stands today in a part of town that was...

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...

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