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Stickwood Walker house a heritage tribute to founding family

Stickwood Walker house a heritage tribute to founding family

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the story of an historic property in the news this week
Many of Newmarket's prominent families called St. Paul's their spiritual home

Many of Newmarket's prominent families called St. Paul's their spiritual home

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod explores one of Newmarket's earliest churches and the legacy of early families that can still been there today
No girls, not all boys attended 1870s Newmarket High

No girls, not all boys attended 1870s Newmarket High

In this week's Remember This?, in his continuing series on the town's original high school, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls the second building that lasted a mere 16 years from 1877 to 1893 
Sir Mulock one of Newmarket Grammar School's eminent alumnus

Sir Mulock one of Newmarket Grammar School's eminent alumnus

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod returns to his exploration of the early days of the town's first high school
History of Newmarket High mirrors town's own story

History of Newmarket High mirrors town's own story

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod begin the first of a series of articles recounting the history of one of Newmarket's oldest schools, Newmarket High School
Disease was scourge of Newmarket in days of wells, outhouses

Disease was scourge of Newmarket in days of wells, outhouses

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod takes us to the mid-1800s to 1930s, when thousands of citizens died of diseases like typhoid fever, diphtheria and small pox due to contamination of wells for drinking water
Newmarket had longtime romance with the train

Newmarket had longtime romance with the train

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls not only the important role the railway played in consolidating Newmarket's status as bustling centre, but the sense of adventure it also brought to town
Remember This? Take a peaceful stroll through Newmarket's first cemetery

Remember This? Take a peaceful stroll through Newmarket's first cemetery

Until the early 1860s, it was customary to bury your relatives in church graveyards or perhaps on your own homestead, writes History Hound Richard MacLeod
Newmarket's first 'moving pictures' theatre opened in 1909

Newmarket's first 'moving pictures' theatre opened in 1909

The Roxy? The Strand? The Film Factory? Tweak any memories? In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls Newmarket's movie theatres.
One of Newmarket's oldest shops built before Confederation

One of Newmarket's oldest shops built before Confederation

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod follows the story of a Main Street store that has withstood the test of time, the William N. Starr Building, and its many owners