One hundred and ninety years 1827-2017 Homecoming 190

by Doug MacDonaldOn Sunday May 7, 2017, at 10:30 am, St. James Anglican Church will celebrate 190 years in the community. The congregation invites...

The red and white bricks of Merrickville-Wolford

by the Merrickville and District Historical SocietyAs you drive towards Easton’s Corners on highway 16, just between Allan’s Tool Shed and Wolford Public School,...

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...

The Story of Confederation 6

By the end of 1863, the prospects for a union of all the British North American colonies were not looking good. The sudden refusal...
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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...

“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...

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...

Remembering 1917

As we near the end of Canada 150, it seems a good time to look back in this special Remembrance Day issue at the...

A divided United Province

In 1862, the United Province of Canada was a deeply divided and unstable place. Since it had been put together by British Imperial orders...

The Settlement that passed us by: part 6 The importance of the Military Settlement...

The importance of the Military Settlement project between 1815 and 1820 cannot be exaggerated. Although the actual numbers of those who settled in Leeds...

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