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The push to amalgamate

Looking back on twenty years of amalgamation, it is easy to assume that what we see now is what was always going to be;...

Thanking God for 150 Years

by Ken GehrelsDid you know that it was a last minute decision? It happened in London, England, shortly before parliament was to pass the...

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...

The settlement that passed us by: Part 4

As the War of 1812 was ending, steps were taken to bring in immigrants and disbanded soldiers to the Rideau area to form a...

Clothier Hotel, 9 Water Street, Oxford Mills

Here is a building that no-one but older residents from Oxford Mills will recognise. It was constructed c 1835 of timber frame and served...

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...

School days

With the recent announcement that Oxford-on-Rideau Public School is on the list of schools that are being considered for closure next year, the community...

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...

Can you identify these photographs?

These two historic photographs have managed to defeat the best efforts of people to identify the place and the person. Can you help? The...

Historic medal a link to Merrickville’s past

A 150 year-old medal, recently presented to the Brockville Rifles, provides a link with Merrickville’s role in defending Canada during the Fenian invasions of...

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