“Discover the story behind every door”

North Grenville is blessed to have so much green space for residents and visitors to enjoy. Right in the centre of Kemptville lies the...

A tale of two Buildings

by Tricia Habberjam The year is 1874. Alexander Mackenzie is Prime Minister of Canada, and a new crushed limestone building is completed at 15 Water...
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A Common Sense Revolution

When the Mike Harris Government took power in Ontario in 1995, it came as a shock to many. What was even more shocking was...

Old Post Office Site Prescott & Reuben Streets

Before the fire of 1873, John Magee, a tailor, had a store on this site. After the fire, he built a new stone building...

Additions to history noted

by Doug MacDonald The Archives of the North Grenville Historical Society (NGHS) have created a “Daniel and Charles Pelton Collection” from donations of original and/or...

Newspapers and Confederation

In the 1860's, there was no consistent reporting of the debates in the Legislatures of British North America, so, when Confederation was being debated...

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...
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The push to amalgamate

Looking back on twenty years of amalgamation, it is easy to assume that what we see now is what was always going to be;...

Union Bank building, Prescott Street, Kemptville

This is now the location of Mr. Mozarella Pizza, but it has a long and colourful history. Kernahan & Wood opened a store along this...

A century of remembering

This is our annual Remembrance Day issue, and, after remembering each year of the First World War, we have finally come to that last...
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