Merrickville’s lost legacy, part 2

Thomas Alexander Parnell was very much a churchman of his time. In the nineteenth century, the Anglican Church in Canada saw itself as the...

John Walter Harris – the “Lightning Calculator”

John Walter Harris was born on February 26, 1845 in Oxford-on-Rideau Township. His family had immigrated from Ireland and his father and grandfather settled...

Merrickville’s lost legacy

The Anglican Church in Canada has had many publications through which it communicated with members of the communion and the outside world. In the...

Local newspapers of the past

A viable local newspaper only really became possible with the advent of the telegraph from the 1840's, and the development of good roads and...

The Mysterious Mr. Henderson

Part 4: The legacy The letter from John Henderson in Ogdensburg to William Lyon Mackenzie which started this inquiry into the mysterious Mr. Henderson was...

The Mysterious Mr. Henderson

Part 3: Secrets and lie For a few years in the 1830s, it looked as if the momentum for change lay with the Reformers. They...

Happy 90Th Birthday Rideau Glen

by Cecile Fortier Born from the ashes of the Jazz Age, through the waves of social enjoyment, into the bleak throes of the Great Depression...
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....
The NG Times Newspaper

The Mysterious Mr. Henderson

Part 1: From war to Kemptville On December 28, 1837, a man called John Henderson, then living in Ogdensburg, New York, wrote to William Lyon...

From College to Campus: a landmark in Kemptville

The Municipality of North Grenville has joined with the Kemptville College Alumni Association to celebrate the centenary of what we now call the Kemptville...
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