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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...

John Fannin: an extraordinary life

North Grenville has produced many amazing characters, but there can be few who measured up to the life of John Fannin. Born in Kemptville...

Losers weepers – The Law of Nations

The Doctrine of Discovery provided the monarchs of Europe with a very questionable justification for claiming the territories inhabited by non-Europeans between the fifteenth...
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Finders Keepers – The Doctrine of Discovery

Imagine a typical Canadian family packing up and heading off to the cottage for a few days. Naturally, it’s beside a lake, very rough...

The earliest library: Merrickville Mechanics Institute

Some things don’t seem to change very much over time. With the recent controversy over the cutbacks to Inter Library Loans, and the stagnation...

Kemptville’s Lost Heritage

One of the most obvious gaps in the streetscape of Kemptville is on Clothier Street East, between the South Branch Bistro and O’Heaphy’s. For...

The Leach Blacksmith Shop and Banks Bros Livery Stable

The Leach, Blacksmith Shop On the south-east corner of Asa and Thomas is the parking lot, an empty space which was once, and for decades,...
The White House Hotel, Corner of Clothier and Prescott Streets

The White House Hotel

The White House Hotel, Corner of Clothier and Prescott Streets The White House Hotel was built by Nathaniel Fenton in the mid-1830's. Fenton was also...
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