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The rush to unite

Amalgamation was the major preoccupation of the municipal councils in Kemptville, Oxford-on-Rideau and South Gower during 1997. The Province of Ontario had set a...

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...

The romance of history

While we mark Canada 150, a local resident celebrated something older, an amazing story of a family that has been part of North Grenville...

Vigorous encouragement

The story of Confederation had reached a dead end. New Brunswick had voted against the entire scheme, and, without New Brunswick as a physical...

Additions to History noted

submitted by Doug MacDonald The Archives of the North Grenville Historical Society (NGHS) created the “W.H. Anderson Collection” thanks to the donation of family photographs...

On the brink of war – again

As the Maritime delegates arrived in Quebec City in October, 1864, ready to continue the talks that had begun in Charlottetown, they were in...

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...

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...

Silas Huntington: Apostle of the North

North Grenville has never been short of colourful characters throughout its history, but Silas Huntington must rank as one of the most colourful of...
G. Howard Ferguson

G. Howard Ferguson: 2. The young politician

Once the 24 year-old, newly qualified lawyer moved back to Kemptville following the death of his last surviving brother in 1894, G. Howard Ferguson...

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