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...

Robert Bell: Politics, Railways and Newspapers

Robert Bell had a huge influence on the development of North Grenville in the nineteenth century. Born in Strabane, Ireland, in 1821, his family...

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...

Burritt’s Rapids

The photograph dates from around 1905 and shows the rapids which gave the village its name, along with the mills which gave it its...

Kemptville District Hospital

KDH has been a valued and vital part of North Grenville since 1960, when it was officially opened on June 29 of that year....

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...

Roads to nowhere

Early in 1863, British Americans were still recovering from the effects of the Trent affair. The British Empire had almost been drawn into a...

Revolutionary resolutions

The Quebec Conference of October, 1864 is where the famous 72 Resolutions were drawn up. These, in turn, became the basis of the British...

Who was Dorothy Dumbrille?

By Doug MacDonald In 1908 eleven year old Dorothy, with her parents Rupert and Minnie, siblings Miriam, John, Helen and Oscar moved to Kemptville and...

Squire Bottum’s House

It could be said that the entire length of Clothier Street west was the Bottum estate, as it was part of the land originally...

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