Tin Cap – News from the Village – 1925-1926

  The Athens Reporter- excerpts have been taken from this newspaper for the years – 1925 to 1926. The original newspapers are in the archives of the Heritage House Museum, Athens, Ontario  Tin Cap – Feb 27th, 1925 Mrs. Leonard Elliott, Brockville, spent a few days last week visiting her aunt, Mrs. George Boyd. Fred […]

Glossville- News from the Village – 1905

The Athens Reporter- excerpts have been taken from this newspaper for the year 1905. The original newspapers are in the archives of the Heritage House Museum, Athens, Ontario  Glossville, Dec 6, 1905 Mr. Willie Good spent Sunday at Maitland. Miss Maggie Johnston is home after spending a coupe of months in Brockville Mr. and Mrs. […]

Addison – News from the Village 1902 to 1927

The Athens Reporter- excerpts have been taken from this newspaper for the years- 1902 to 1927. The original newspapers are in the archives of the Heritage House Museum, Athens, Ontario  Addison, Sep 10 1902 Messrs. Frank and Fremont Blanchard are attending the Toronto Exhibition this week. Mr. James Nevens of Easton’s Corners was a guest […]

The Grandfather Clock

Grandfather clock, also called longcase clock, tall pendulum clock enclosed in a wooden case that stands upon the floor and is typically 1.8 to 2.3 metres (6 to 7.5 feet) in height. The name grandfather clock was adopted after the song “Grandfather’s Clock,” written in 1876 by Henry Clay Work, became popular. The first grandfather clocks featured a Classical architectural appearance, […]