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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

Losers weepers – The Law of Nations

The Doctrine of Discovery provided the monarchs of Europe with a very questionable justification for claiming the territories inhabited by non-Europeans between the fifteenth...

Emergency War Classes for women at Kemptville School

In 1941, women in the area were encouraged to apply for special Emergency War Classes being offered by the Kemptville Board of Education. But,...
The NG Times Newspaper

The Mysterious Mr. Henderson

Part 2: The coming storm The political turmoil that gripped Upper Canada in the 1830's grew out of genuine grievances on the part of residents....
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