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...
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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...

Robert Leslie: Pioneer public servant

by Doug MacdonaldThe signature of Robert Leslie can be found on thousands of documents from Oxford Township and the village of Kemptville between the...

Letters of a local Premier: G. Howard Ferguson

When G. Howard Ferguson left Kemptville to take office as Premier of Ontario in 1923, he moved into a very different kind of world...

Additions to history noted

by Doug MacDonaldThe Archives of the North Grenville Historical Society (NGHS) have created a “Daniel and Charles Pelton Collection” from donations of original and/or...
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Mightier than the sword: Newspapers in North Grenville

The rulers of New France had a very strong rule about the society that they wanted to see in Canada. For that reason, they...

Buttergate: the cover-up

By early summer of 1976, the immediate consequences of the Buttergate controversy seemed to have died away. A joint investigation by the OPP’s Criminal...

Elizabeth Bell Ferguson

Life in Canada was not very easy in the nineteenth century, if you were an intelligent and ambitious woman. Traditional social and family structures...
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John Fannin: an extraordinary life

North Grenville has produced many amazing characters, but there can be few who measured up to the life of John Fannin. Born in Kemptville...

Charlottetown

It is probably fair to assume that most Canadians have heard of the Charlottetown Conference and its role in bringing about the Confederation of...

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