Kemptville Royals hockey team 1957

by Sam GawRecently, as I was going through some boxes of memorabilia, I found a mint condition 1957 Season Souvenir Program of the Kemptville...

Return to Vimy 2017

by Brian ReidOn April 9, 2017, as I gathered with thousands of other Canadians on Vimy Ridge, I reflected on the moment and the...

“Discover the story behind every door” Maplewood Hall, Oxford Mills

Maplewood Community Hall has been at the centre of life in the hamlet since it first opened as a school in 1875. In its...

Anderson & Langstaff Store, Prescott Street, Kemptville

This has been the site of a store since at least 1850, when Thomas Baldwin had a cabinet shop here. lt  then became the...

Throwback Thursday: Oxford Station Cheese Factory

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, cheese factories were a major part of the Ontario economy, and North Grenville and the surrounding area was one...

Environmental history project for North Grenville

The North Grenville Historical Society is partnering with noted environmental power couple Dr. Fred Schueler and Aleta Karstad on a major research project...

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...

Ferguson Forest Centre Saved

The recent news that the Ferguson Forest Centre was threatened with closure reminded everyone how important an asset it is to this community. But...

Kemptville College – Early 1920’s

The photograph shows two buildings that formed the core of Kemptville College in its early years. In the background is the renovated farmhouse of...

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