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<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Newmarket schools regularly rose from the ashes <b>(10 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Newmarket schools regularly rose from the ashes (10 photos)

History Hound Richard MacLeod kicks off the first of a series on the history of some local schools
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Newmarket's Odd Fellows 'rubbed elbows' at 156th Lodge in Canada

REMEMBER THIS: Newmarket's Odd Fellows 'rubbed elbows' at 156th Lodge in Canada

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod explores the roots of the Order of the Odd Fellows in medieval times to the founding of the local chapter in 1876
<b>Remember This, Newmarket:</b> Music is a powerful force in unlocking memories that make up our history

Remember This, Newmarket: Music is a powerful force in unlocking memories that make up our history

In this week's column, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod takes a look at how the songs from our past can stop us in our tracks, and return us to another time
<b>Remember This, Newmarket</b>: Ice cutter, soda jerk, candy girl, milkman among long gone jobs

Remember This, Newmarket: Ice cutter, soda jerk, candy girl, milkman among long gone jobs

In this week's column, Newmarket History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls occupations of yore
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Orange Lodge thrived in early Newmarket

REMEMBER THIS: Orange Lodge thrived in early Newmarket

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights the prominence and authority of the Order when Newmarket was predominantly a Protestant community from about 1820 to 1940
<b>Remember This, Newmarket</b>: Old-time sayings bring back memories of grandparents

Remember This, Newmarket: Old-time sayings bring back memories of grandparents

History Hound Richard MacLeod recalls the expressions and words our ancestors from around the globe brought with them that have influenced our language
<b>REMEMBER THIS:</b> Old movies offer more than nostalgia about our history <b>(13 photos)</b>

REMEMBER THIS: Old movies offer more than nostalgia about our history (13 photos)

History Hound Richard MacLeod highlights how the classic movies provide valuable insight into the issues, beliefs, desires and realities of the time the film was made
<b>REMEMBER THIS, NEWMARKET:</b> Symbols on memorial markers tell stories of lives passed

REMEMBER THIS, NEWMARKET: Symbols on memorial markers tell stories of lives passed

In the second in a two-part series, History Hound Richard MacLeod explores the meanings behind the many symbols found in local cemeteries
<b>Best of Remember This, Newmarket:</b> Christmas was a time for community celebration

Best of Remember This, Newmarket: Christmas was a time for community celebration

History Hound Richard MacLeod shares memories of Christmas traditions, some long lost
Best of Remember This, Newmarket: Our town's link to the Empire State Building

Best of Remember This, Newmarket: Our town's link to the Empire State Building

History Hound Richard MacLeod explores the fascinating history of the stately Yonge Street farmhouse called Maple Gables