Prescott Street: village street and highway

The photograph shows Prescott Street at one of its high points, some time in the 1930's. It had not always been the main street...

Leahurst House, Kemptville Campus

Here is a building that predates most buildings in North Grenville, but is almost unknown, except to children! Today, it is the home of...

Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday - This photo is of the old post office that used to be located on Prescott Street in Kemptville. Do you know exactly...

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...

A dangerous journey in a dangerous land

On March 30, 1791, 230 years ago, a young surveyor and work team set off from the St. Lawrence River to begin laying out...

The founding of a town

There is a long historic truth of land occupation that pre-dates written historical records of the area. Archaeological information indicates that Algonquin people have...

This and that

The history of any country, county, or community is full of little incidents and facts that are often overlooked in telling their stories. Little...
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...

Harvey C. Banks

To help mark the Salvation Army’s 130th anniversary in North Grenville, this installment of Sons and Daughters features a local man whose life was...

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,...