Stonehaven Rest Home

This house on the corner of Clothier and Rideau Streets in Kemptville, is a well-known landmark in the town. It was built some time...

Larry and Anstace Esmonde-White

Long before the current interest in local food initiatives, two residents of North Grenville were spreading the word on television across North America and...

Prescott Street: village street and highway

The photograph shows Prescott Street at one of its high points, some time in the 1930's. It had not always been the main street...

Maplewood, Oxford Mills

This was actually the third school built to serve the School Section. The number of pupils grew  and a larger building was needed. Maplewood,...

The Windows of St. James

by Doug Macdonald On July 25, 1880, St. James the Archdeacon Patton Memorial Church, designed by distinguished Canadian Architect William Tutin Thomas, was officially opened....

The CIBC Site, Prescott & Reuben Streets

This is yet another important site in Kemptville’s history that hides its past well. The first school house in the area was opened here...

Merrickville 225:Those were the days

With talk of municipal amalgamations being heard in various quarters today, it is always interesting to look back to a time when the Township...

The Salvation Army Hall, Water Street, Kemptville

Many people in North Grenville will remember this building as the Sears Store; but long before the catalogues brought stoves and clothes to the...

10 Water Street, Oxford Mills, Ontario

Every house has story: a tale of families who built it, lived in it, raised families and filled it with life. The house in...

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...

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