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Dead man saves three

By Lyle Dillabrough One of the most bizarre events ever to occur in the Ottawa Valley happened on Nov 12, 1912 on Lake Kamaniskeg near...
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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...

Joe and Mary Swain

Heritage is people, and this week’s post is rather different. I received a message from Patricia Walsworth last week: “Hi I have a photo...

The First Martyr

Thomas D’Arcy McGee had played an important role in bringing about Confederation. As the only Canadian delegate to have actually toured the Maritimes in...

Odd Fellows Hall, 119 Clothier St. East

Built in 1859 by Joseph Bower, a leading merchant in the community in the latter half of the century, it was run by Bowers...

Our photographic artists: the Pelton Brothers

by Larry Loke Daniel Edson Pelton, born November 9, 1868, and Charles Cook Pelton, born July 12, 1876, found success in business by embracing the...

“Discover the story behind every door”

Inaugural year for Doors Open North Grenville This is one of 25 sites which will be open to the public to visit on Sept 24,...

CIBC mark 150 years with community BBQ

The Kemptville branch of the CIBC will be having a special day on May 15. In fact, the staff intend to make it a...

Letters of a local Premier: G. Howard Ferguson

When G. Howard Ferguson left Kemptville to take office as Premier of Ontario in 1923, he moved into a very different kind of world...

Party politics

Canadians, when they think about the Fathers of Confederation, which is rarely, probably imagine them as rather stern and colourless individuals. They see the...

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