Methodist Church and Cemetery, Clothier and James Streets

As so often in North Grenville, some of the more interesting and historic locations are now empty sites where once there stood the earliest...

Canada Day History

Canada Day has become such a central part of the Canadian year that it is easy to forget that it is a very recent...

New book of “Stories from the South Branch” available starting December

For all those who have enjoyed Dr. David Shanahan’s articles on local history that have appeared regularly in the NG Times, the good news...

Who was Dorothy Dumbrille?

By Doug MacDonaldIn 1908 eleven year old Dorothy, with her parents Rupert and Minnie, siblings Miriam, John, Helen and Oscar moved to Kemptville and...

Emergency War Classes for women at Kemptville School

In 1941, women in the area were encouraged to apply for special Emergency War Classes being offered by the Kemptville Board of Education. But,...

Joe and Mary Swain

Heritage is people, and this week’s post is rather different. I received a message from Patricia Walsworth last week: “Hi I have a photo...

Pilot Officer William Lysle Buchanan

by  Owen Fitz'GeraldWilliam Lysle Buchanan, fondly remembered by all that knew him as "Billie", was born on December 6, 1919.  He grew up on...

Revolutionary resolutions

The Quebec Conference of October, 1864 is where the famous 72 Resolutions were drawn up. These, in turn, became the basis of the British...

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...

Union Bank building, Prescott Street, Kemptville

This is now the location of Mr. Mozarella Pizza, but it has a long and colourful history.Kernahan & Wood opened a store along this...

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