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Towns and Villages


  • Atkinson
  • Ballantyne Station
  • Barriefield
  • Birmingham
  • Brewers Mills
  • Cushendall
  • Dufferinville
  • Eastview
  • Findley Station
  • Franklin’s Settlement
  • Joyceville
  • Middle Road
  • Pine Hill
  • Pitts Ferry
  • Reeves
  • Rosehill
  • Washburn
  • Willetsholme

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Print: 

A Collection of Talks of Historical interest

Author: 

Pittsburgh Historical Society

Resource Format: 

  • Book

Additional Information: 

  • these volumes are collections of talks given to the Pittsburgh Historical Society (Pittsburgh Township, Frontenac County) in various years
  • two sets are available in the KFPL collection
    • CENTRAL KingColl Reference 971.371 PIT
    • CENTRAL Genealogy 971.371 PITT 
  • learn more about access to library materials for KFPL members and non-members
  • copies are also available at Queen's University, Stauffer Library

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1972-1977 (published in Fall 1978)

  • Strong, James - Cluny House
  • English, James Cameron - The English Residence
  • Vanhorne, Sam - The Vanhorne Family
  • Angus, Margaret - Major Henry Sadleir of Sopwell Hall
  • Whitney, Norma - Sopwell Hall
  • Westenberg, Hans - The Anchorage
  • Spasoff, Sylvia - Matthew Joyce House

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1978-1979

  • Smithson, Gordon - A Visit to Pittsburgh Township in 1854-55
  • Gates, James - My Early Years
  • Smithson, Gordon D. - Pittsburgh Township History Sources
  • Graves, Jean - The Milton Genealogy

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1979-1980

  • Cohoe, Margaret - Finding your Roots
  • Smithson, Gordon - Crown Survey Markers and Rock Depressions in Northern Pittsburgh Township
  • Rich, Eva Butler - Our Ancestor, Thomas Rich [Part One]
  • Smithson, Gordon - The Funeral of John Marks
  • McNeice, Mrs. John - Old Times in Pittsburgh, Ontario

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1980-1981

  • McKendry, Jennifer - Researching Houses and Families
  • Osborne, Brian S. - Potash, Wheat and Cheese
  • Smithson, Gordon - More Beers than Biers
  • Rombough, D.G. - Historic Gananoque
  • Rich, Eva Butler - Our Ancestor, Thomas Rich (Part Two)

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1982

  • Tychie, Brian - Building the Rideau Canal
  • Osborne, Brian S. - Thomas Burrows, The Artist of the Rideau
  • Phenix, Marie - Traffic on the Rideau Canal
  • Cardwell, R.A. - Boatbuilding in Barriefield
  • Romburgh, D.G. - A Tour of Gananoque

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1983

  • Fitsell, Bill - Rogues and Heroes of Pittsburgh Township: William Orser Cook
  • Fitsell, Bill - Rogues and Heroes of Pittsburgh Township: William Allen (Dollar Bill)
  • Fitsell, Bill - Rogues and Heroes of Pittsburgh Township: Flornie Baxter Young
  • Hay, G. - History of Donald and Janet Hay
  • Hasler, Gord - Looking Back at the Weather
  • Richardson, W. George - Bell Rock Mill
  • Swainson, Donald - The Calvins of Garden Island

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1986

  • Fitsell, Bill - Rogues and Heroes of Pittsburgh Township: The Pioneer Publisher of Pittsburgh Township, Edward John Barker, M.D. (1799-1884)
  • Patterson, Neil A. - French Canadian Settlement in the Kingston Area
  • [about the] Pittsburgh Township Census 1851-52
  • Little, Rob - A Brief Note on the French Canadians in Pittsburgh Township
  • Smithson, Gordon - Dance and Romance: The Golden Slipper Dance Hall
  • Orchestras Playing in the Kingston Area, 1935-1946 [and] 1948-1960
  • A Brief History of the Early Recording Industry

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1987

  • Jones, Lyndon - Looking Back
  • Haycock, Dr. R.G. - Sam Hughes: The Controversial Canadian
  • Breck, Wallace G. -  $ Bill: The Anatomy of a Legend in Our Time [Dollar Bill]
  • Turner, Larry -  Michael Grass: A Loyalist Founder of Kingston, 1783-1784
  • Smithson, Gordon D. - An Introduction to Metal Toys

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1990

  • Errington, Jane - School Mistresses and Scullery Maids: A Survey of Women and their Work in Early Upper Canada
  • Patterson, W.J. - A Forgotten Hero in a Forgotten War: Lieutenant Colonel Joseph MOrrison, and the Battle of Crysler's Farm, 11 November 1812.
  • Patterson, George - Plattsburgh's Hockey Greats.
  • Barriefield's Early History
  • Notes on Joyceville
  • A True Copy of the Original Land Grant for Lot Nine, Fifth Concession, Township of Pittsburgh – Made to James Jackson, May 17, 1802
  • Land Bought for the Construction of the Rideau Canal

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1992

  • MacDonald, David - The Waller Family
  • Patterson, W.J. - Early Families in Pittsburgh Township
  • Patterson, W.J. - Pittsburgh's Representatives in Parliament
  • Penney, Mrs. R.J. - The Wartime Prices and Trade Board—the Local Rationing Board
  • English, Mrs. C.J. - Kingston Exhibition Through the Years

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1993

  • Sweezey, Robert J. - Pineledge
  • Sweezey, Robert J. - Beauharnois
  • Waller, Russ - John Stuart of Kingston
  • McKenna, Katherine M.J. - Women's Roles, Social Life and Status in Upper Canada
  • Smithson, Gordon - The 1977 International Ploughing Match at Joyceville
  • Fitsell, Bill - Barriefield's Uncommon Common

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1995

  • Grenville, John H. - Across the Cataraqui River—A History of the Penny Bridge
  • Grimshaw, Louis E. - Fort Frontenac—Living History
  • McKenzie, J. Ross and John D. Pike - The Leinster Plate

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1996

  • Patterson, W.J. and Gordon Smithson - The Fourth Concession and Early Settlers of the Fourth Concession
  • Patterson, W.J. - Letters from Pittsburgh Township to Scotland
  • Molson, Mrs. Emma - The Development of the Kingston Whig-Standard
  • Snyder, Marsha Hay - Kingston Mills

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1998

  • Smithson, G.D. - The Roadside Cabins and Motels of Pittsburgh Township
  • Patterson, W.J. - The Development of Municipal Government

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 1999

  • Fitsell, W.J. - Cheese, Weather and Neighbours in Pittsburgh, 1892-93
  • Patterson, W.J. - The Orange Lodge in Pittsburgh Township: The First Hundred Years, 1856-1956
  • Bazely, Sue - The Naval Dockyard Cottages at Kingston: The History of 170 Years through Archaeology
  • McKenzie, J. Ross - Kingston Dockyard, 1789-1853

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 2005

  • Osborne, Brian S. and Doug Petty - Thomas Clarence Cummings, 1904-1996: The Pittsburgh-Gananoque connection
  • Britton Smith, A. - Thomas Rae, master stone mason and his home on the Middle Road
  • Britton Smith, A. - Carleton Island and the Revolutionary War: a search for elusive details
  • Johnson, Brian P. - The ferries to Wolfe Island, 1802-2005

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 2006

  • Adams, Nick - Pittsburgh's place in the pre-history of Ontario
  • Patterson, William J. - The guns of Fort Henry
  • Patterson, William J. - St. Mark's Church and its stained glass windows
  • Gower, Peter - Glimpses of Pittsburgh Township and Frontenac County in the Great War

A Collection of Talks of Historical Interest 2007

  • Andrews, Robert J. - A glimpse into the journal of 1st Lieutenant Charles Allan Parker, Royal Marines
  • Garcia, Bob - Temporary permanence: the untold story of Point Henry part I
  • Last, Joe - Temporary permanence: the untold story of Point Henry part II
  • Osborne, Brian S. - The textuality of Kingston: the power of imagining place