History

 Don Smith

Fort Augustus by any other name

Frequently people ask about Cornwall’s historic wind mill and whether or not it was located at Windmill Point (now the site of St. Lawrence College.) The wind mill was not located at Windmill Point, but rather a few blocks east on a hill. A memorial plaque adorns the east exterior wall of the former St. […]

 Jason Setnyk

Sara Lauzon’s House of Refuge Monument Unveiling

Sara Lauzon’s House of Refuge Monument Unveiling

Ingleside Ontario – On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, at 10am, Sara Lauzon invites the public to join her at the St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery in Ingleside Ontario, to commemorate the lives of 29 House of Refuge inmates that were originally buried on the House of Refuge property (and relocated to the Ingleside Cemetery with unmarked […]

 Don Smith

St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project Anniversary

St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Project Anniversary

Cornwall Ontario – 58 years ago on July 1st, Cornwall and area residents watched with great expectancy for a deluge that many later described as more of a trickle. Inundation Day was the culmination of a four year effort known as the St. Lawrence Seaway & Power Project. The 30 mile-long man-made Lake St. Lawrence submerged […]