Throwback Thursday: Oxford Station Cheese Factory

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, cheese factories were a major part of the Ontario economy, and North Grenville and the surrounding area was one...

It was 20 years ago today…

Societies have always seen natural phenomena as portents, signs of good or ill, marking some major historic event. If that’s the case, then the...

10 Water Street, Oxford Mills, Ontario

Every house has story: a tale of families who built it, lived in it, raised families and filled it with life. The house in...

Grahame’s Bakery

Grahame’s Bakery was originally the site of a house built by Asa Clothier in the 1820's, and was at the centre of what was...

The central role of cheese

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, cheese factories were a major part of the Ontario economy, and North Grenville and the surrounding area...

Kemptville Public School, 1873-1936

The B&H Grocery store in Kemptville stands today on what was once the site of this really lovely school. The Kemptville Public School served...

Rachel Swedlove: survivor and supporter

When Rachel Swedlove arrived in Kemptville in 1929, she had already lived more than many people manage in a lifetime. Born Rachel Achber, in...

Burritt’s Rapids

The photograph dates from around 1905 and shows the rapids which gave the village its name, along with the mills which gave it its...

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 Bell Telephone exchange, Kemptville, 1939

This picture of the Bell telephone staff was taken in the summer of 1939. Reading left to right is Mrs. Doug Sommerville (Bowen), Miss...
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