Skip to content

Remember This?

Early Black settlers arrived in Newmarket via underground railroad

Early Black settlers arrived in Newmarket via underground railroad

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod shares several stories of the little known history of our Black community
Booming '50s created need for second high school in Newmarket

Booming '50s created need for second high school in Newmarket

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod wraps up his series on Newmarket High School with highlights of sister school Huron Heights Secondary
Itinerant Methodist ministers the root of Newmarket's first meeting house for public worship

Itinerant Methodist ministers the root of Newmarket's first meeting house for public worship

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls the challenges faced by the early circuit riders to establish the Methodist Society in Newmarket and area in the early 1800s
When Newmarket was known as a 'nice little village' near Holland Landing

When Newmarket was known as a 'nice little village' near Holland Landing

History Hound Richard MacLeod continues his review of the intertwined histories of Newmarket and Holland Landing
Histories of Newmarket and Holland Landing have long been intertwined

Histories of Newmarket and Holland Landing have long been intertwined

In the first of a two-part series, History Hound Richard MacLeod examines the establishment and growth of Newmarket's neighbour to the north
'Number please': In 1937, you no longer had to crank the phone to reach the operator

'Number please': In 1937, you no longer had to crank the phone to reach the operator

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the history of the telephone in Newmarket
Newmarket marks 1964 with growth, sporting glory, and end of Specialty whistle

Newmarket marks 1964 with growth, sporting glory, and end of Specialty whistle

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the memorable moments of a transitional year in the town's history
Many mentors pave path to success for Newmarket history buff <b> (5 photos) </b>

Many mentors pave path to success for Newmarket history buff (5 photos)

In this week's Remember This, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod gives a shout out to his 'counsellors' and 'cheerleaders'
Newmarket's a hockey town at its heart <b>(14 photos)</b>

Newmarket's a hockey town at its heart (14 photos)

In his continuing review of Newmarket's sports heritage, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights local hockey champions and teams
Newmarket celebrates a centennial, ends prohibition in 1957

Newmarket celebrates a centennial, ends prohibition in 1957

In this week's Remember This, History Hound Richard MacLeod selects a year to highlight the movers and shakers, and happenings big and small in town