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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
Ontario's first female apothecary had Main Street store

Ontario's first female apothecary had Main Street store

In this week's Remember This?, the History Hound details the story of the neglected Main Street storefront, the Charles Hargrave Simpson building, and renowned former owner Anne Mary Simpson
Salvation Army's arrival turned staid Newmarket's head

Salvation Army's arrival turned staid Newmarket's head

More than 100 years later, the church continues its important work in our community, History Hound Richard MacLeod reflects in this week's edition of Remember This?
King George Hotel remains 'grand old lady' of Main Street

King George Hotel remains 'grand old lady' of Main Street

With the historic King George Hotel readying for yet another renaissance, History Hound Richard MacLeod takes you back to its storied beginnings in 1845 in this week's Remember This? column
Newmarket chosen as site for county poorhouse in 1883 <b> (6 photos) </b>

Newmarket chosen as site for county poorhouse in 1883 (6 photos)

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls a time, during the 1800s, that it fell upon friends and relatives to provide food, shelter and care for the unfortunate, destitute, ill and aged
Newmarket, be true to your school

Newmarket, be true to your school

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod traces the history of education and our elementary and high schools — you might recognize the one you attended
Names of founding fathers, prominent citizens, local heroes live on in our parks <b>(8 photos)</b>

Names of founding fathers, prominent citizens, local heroes live on in our parks (8 photos)

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod continues his exploration of the history behind some of Newmarket's parks and recreational facilities
Ever wonder who your local park is named after?

Ever wonder who your local park is named after?

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod reveals the history behind some of Newmarket's main parks and recreational areas in the first of a two-part series
Old Town Hall has more lives than a cat

Old Town Hall has more lives than a cat

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod traces the history of the Old Town Hall, which has its beginnings in 1881 when Newmarket's first Town Council decided a building was needed as a marketplace for agricultural produce from local farms
Newmarket's great canal project became 'Mulock's Folly'

Newmarket's great canal project became 'Mulock's Folly'

In this week's Remember This?, History Hound Richard MacLeod explores what he believes is one of the most contentious topics in Newmarket's history, the Ghost Canal