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...

Parliament Hill

There are very few more potent symbols of Canada and Confederation than the Centre Block on Parliament Hill, with its magnificent Peace Tower, which...

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...
The NG Times Newspaper

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...

The Settlement that passed us by: Part 5 – Settling the land

Although Oxford Township, and later Wolford also, were originally chosen as the site for the Military Settlement planned by the Crown after the War...

NG Public Library and Burritt’s Rapids Library

The opening of the new central Library in Kemptville marked a significant point in the history of libraries in North Grenville. These institutions have...

Conservative? North Grenville?

Since Confederation, North Grenville has elected Conservative Party members, almost exclusively, at both the federal and provincial levels, for all but 19 years in...

Celebrating our Heritage

The locks at Burritt’s Rapids in the 1840's. One of the first bridges across the Rideau River can be seen on the right. It...

Strange bedfellows indeed!

It is not too much to say that George Brown and John A. Macdonald detested each other. This went far beyond the usual political...

Private Ernest Rupert Davie

Ernest Davie was the son of William and Charlotte Davie, of Oxford Mills, a mail carrier by profession, who enlisted in the 20th Battalion,...

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