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Newmarket citizens once paid for their own coveted streetlamps

Newmarket citizens once paid for their own coveted streetlamps

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket's History Hound, Richard MacLeod relates Newmarket's journey into the light — from candlelight to electric lighting
Tales of Newmarket's taverns, hotels include murder, circuses, Morse's telegraph

Tales of Newmarket's taverns, hotels include murder, circuses, Morse's telegraph

In this week's Remember This?, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights how the early establishments provided weary travellers a warm meal and bed, and were the place for a drink, company, entertainment and even murder
Newmarket's small band of Catholic pioneers built first church in 1840

Newmarket's small band of Catholic pioneers built first church in 1840

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod looks at the roots of today's St. John Chrysostom Church
Interviewing family, friends helps capture local history before it's lost

Interviewing family, friends helps capture local history before it's lost

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod shares tips to conduct successful oral history recordings — you may have the time during the pandemic
Neighbouring Glenville one of region's many lost villages

Neighbouring Glenville one of region's many lost villages

In this week's Remember This Newmarket, History Hound Richard MacLeod tells the story of the once thriving 19th-century village that we drive by on Highway 9
Gorman name lives on in Newmarket lore, nation's sporting memories

Gorman name lives on in Newmarket lore, nation's sporting memories

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the impact that Newmarket entrepreneur Peter Gorman had on our community, youth and sporting world
Newmarket marked reign of Queen Victoria with large-scale celebrations

Newmarket marked reign of Queen Victoria with large-scale celebrations

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod returns to the mid-1800s to look at the local impact of national and international events
Newmarket proudly sent volunteers west to battle in Riel Rebellion

Newmarket proudly sent volunteers west to battle in Riel Rebellion

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod recounts the town's pride when the local volunteer companies joined the government forces in Saskatchewan to 'put down' the North-West Rebellion of 1885
Bob Forhan blazed a path in hockey, politics remembered to this day

Bob Forhan blazed a path in hockey, politics remembered to this day

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the life of well-known Newmarket native Robert Norman "Bob" Forhan, who seemingly excelled at every aspect of his life
Annexation of East Gwillimbury helped fuel Newmarket's 1970s boom

Annexation of East Gwillimbury helped fuel Newmarket's 1970s boom

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls when the provincial government moved Newmarket's border at Davis Drive further north towards the Green Lane