The man who made Ontario

For twenty-five years after Britain took possession of New France, they had faced continual challenges in administering the new Province of Quebec. Finding themselves...

Maley Block / Rotary Park

Maley Block / Rotary Park, Corner of Clothier and Prescott Streets Where Rotary Park is today, was once another major centre of commerce and activity...

Burritts Rapids and a problem in history

In order to write history, historians need reliable sources. Unless you have information, dependable and supported by documents, letters, diaries, maps or whatever, it...

A piece of Polar History in North Grenville

by John Wright It’s often said that The North is part of the Canadian identity, but, perhaps the country’s links to the far South aren’t...

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....

Kemptville High School

Here is a building that looms large in the memories of many people in North Grenville, for good or ill. For over 80 years...

Henry Patton: Pioneer Missionary of St. James Parish

by Doug MacDonald Henry Patton was born in Chelmsford, England, and was educated in England, in Upper Canada at the Cornwall Grammar School, and at...

Buttergate

It had it all: the initial incident and then the cover-up. The involvement of political influence at the highest level. Disappearing evidence and prosecution...

Who won the War of 1812?

The Times is publishing a series of articles on Indigenous History as part of Indigenous History Month. Most Canadians have heard of Laura Secord (no,...

Kemptville’s Cold War secret

At the height of the Cold War, the Canadian Government took steps to ensure the Continuity of Government in the event of a nuclear...