Oxford-on-Rideau Township Hall

A tale of two Buildings

by Tricia Habberjam The year is 1875, and Oxford Mills is a thriving community clustered around the South Branch of the Rideau River in Eastern...

One hundred and ninety years 1827-2017 Homecoming 190

by Doug MacDonald On Sunday May 7, 2017, at 10:30 am, St. James Anglican Church will celebrate 190 years in the community. The congregation invites...

Orlando Bush: Genesis and Exodus

In the last years of the Nineteenth Century, a strange exodus took place, residents of Kemptville and surrounding area moved in large numbers to...

Rideau River Bridge on old Highway 16

In the late 1930's, the road from Kemptville to the Rideau River followed a different route and ended at the swing bridge at Beckett’s...

Charles Ferguson, medic and politician

In this series of men and women from North Grenville who had an impact beyond the borders of their community, Charles Ferguson is a...

Obstacles and opposition

When the delegates returned home from the Quebec Conference in late 1864, they must have felt that they were on the brink of achieving...

Throwback Thursdays – Prescott Street at Asa

Two photos for the price of one! This is the corner where the old Scotia Bank building stands today, across the road from Geronimo...
The NG Times Newspaper

The other North Grenville Premier

Most people living in North Grenville today have heard about the native son who grew up to become Ontario Premier. G. Howard Ferguson is...

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...
The NG Times Newspaper

All the latest news from 1865

by Doug Hendry and David Shanahan Kemptville only got its first newspaper in 1855, and it only lasted a few years. A second paper arrived...
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