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REMEMBER THIS: Fertility once propelled growth in population

REMEMBER THIS: Fertility once propelled growth in population

History Hound Richard MacLeod begins a series exploring historical demography through sharing the stories of how local residents came to live and work here
REMEMBER THIS: Thanks for sharing my passion for Newmarket history

REMEMBER THIS: Thanks for sharing my passion for Newmarket history

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod tells his story about how he started writing weekly historical articles for NewmarketToday
REMEMBER THIS: When's the last time you had an old-fashion conversation?

REMEMBER THIS: When's the last time you had an old-fashion conversation?

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod looks to understand why an ‘age old pleasure’ seems to have disappeared
REMEMBER THIS: Drinking beer was 'necessity' for Newmarket's settlers

REMEMBER THIS: Drinking beer was 'necessity' for Newmarket's settlers

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod 'raises a glass' on New Year's Eve to the time-honoured tradition of brewing beer
REMEMBER THIS: Christmas giving began with simple, handmade presents

REMEMBER THIS: Christmas giving began with simple, handmade presents

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod reflects on the tradition of giving that has roots in 336 AD and became increasingly commercialized in the mid-19th century
REMEMBER THIS: Teen Town highlight of social scene in 1950s, '60s

REMEMBER THIS: Teen Town highlight of social scene in 1950s, '60s

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod kicks off a series on the hugely successful weekly 'sock hops' organized and run by local youth
REMEMBER THIS: Transitioning to vibrancy in Sharon

REMEMBER THIS: Transitioning to vibrancy in Sharon

One of Newmarket's master architects was a Sharon man
REMEMBER THIS: Hamlet of Sharon traces roots to Loyalists, Quakers

REMEMBER THIS: Hamlet of Sharon traces roots to Loyalists, Quakers

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLoud continues his series on historic area hamlets with David Willson and his followers who established Hope in 1803, near Newmarket
REMEMBER THIS: Many of King's early hamlets continue to thrive

REMEMBER THIS: Many of King's early hamlets continue to thrive

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod continues his series exploring historic hamlets, including Lloydtown, which was the centre of conflict preceding the Rebellion of 1837
REMEMBER THIS : Which Newmarket heritage projects get a thumbs up?

REMEMBER THIS: Which Newmarket heritage projects get a thumbs up?

In this week's column, History Hound Richard MacLeod examines wins, losses when it comes to local heritage preservation over the years