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...
The NG Times Newspaper

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...
The NG Times Newspaper

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...

Kemptville High School

Here is a building that looms large in the memories of many people in North Grenville, for good or ill. For over 80 years...

Old Post Office Site Prescott & Reuben Streets

Before the fire of 1873, John Magee, a tailor, had a store on this site. After the fire, he built a new stone building...

Remembering farmers past

With the help of Kemptville Players, local students and a farm animal, Kemptville College was able to put together this historical farm picture at the College during the summer of...

Burritt’s Rapids

The photograph dates from around 1905 and shows the rapids which gave the village its name, along with the mills which gave it its...

The Sons of Temperance

For many decades, especially between the 1870's and the 1920's, the Temperance Movement was a strong and influential one in Ontario, and throughout the...

Stay Connected

2,246FansLike
272FollowersFollow
268FollowersFollow

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST

"There is always something happening in North Grenville"
Every Wednesday we send out the highlights!