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History of Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada

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Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada

Metcalfe is a population centre located in Osgoode Ward, in the rural south-end of the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Colonel Archibald Macdonell, believed by some to be the first settler in Osgoode Township, settled just south of the current location of Metcalfe in March 1827. The village was originally called Hawley’s Corners, but in 1877 it was renamed to Metcalfe in honour of Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Governor General of Canada from 1843 to 1846...

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  • 1869 - Metcalfe
    "Metcalfe, (Osgoode Post Office).— A Post Office in the Township of Osgoode, County Carlton, 9 miles from Osgoode Station on the Ottawa and Prescott...Read MORE...


  • 1873
    METCALFE, Russell co., Ont. See Osgoode.

    OSGOODE, or METCALFE, a post village in Russell co., Ont., 9 miles from Osgoode Station. It contains...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Osgoode / Metcalfe
    Osgoode, or Metcalfe, a post-village in Russell co., Ontario, 9 miles N.E. of Osgoode Station. It contains a drill-shed, town hall, 4 stores, 2...Read MORE...


  • 1897 - Church of St. Catherine of Siena established at Metcalfe

    www.gcatholic.org

  • 1897 - DROPPED DEAD.
    Mr. William F. Campbell, and old and respected merchant of Metcalfe, Ont., dropped dead in his home yesterday afternoon from what is supposed to be a ...Read MORE...


  • Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada
    Church of St. Catherine of Siena
    2714 8th Line Road, Metcalfe, ONTARIO
    Established 1897
    Source: Google maps

    Photograph
  • Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada
    Public School, Metcalfe, Ont.
    Postcard
  • 1905 - FIRE AT METCALFE
    Metcalfe, Ont., June 5. - The main building in the County of Russell Agricultural Grounds was destroyed by fire here this morning, supposed cause,...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Metcalfe, a post-village of Carleton co., Ontario. The banking point is Winchester.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • 1907 - MEAT CHOKED HIM.
    METCALFE, Ont., Dec 7 - J. Herbert Goldie was choked to death by a piece of meat while eating his dinner today.
    Vancouver Daily World
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    December 7, 1907

  • 1907 - TRAGIC DEATH AT METCALFE
    Coroner Baptie has been notified of a tragic death at Metcalfe, Ontario, of Mrs. James McCooey. She had been in ill health for some tie and when her...Read MORE...


  • 1910 - SCAFFOLDING FELL, THREE WERE HURT
    Serious Accident Occurred at Metcalfe on Saturday Afternoon.

    Special to The Journal.
    Metcalfe, Ont., Oct. 17. - A serious accident occurred here...Read MORE...




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Church of St. Catherine of Siena
2714 8th Line Road, Metcalfe, ONTARIO
Established 1897
Source: Google maps

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Metcalfe, Ontario, Canada
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Public School, Metcalfe, Ont.
Postcard
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  • 1869 - Metcalfe
    "Metcalfe, (Osgoode Post Office).— A Post Office in the Township of Osgoode, County Carlton, 9 miles from Osgoode Station on the Ottawa and Prescott... Read MORE...

  • 1873
    METCALFE, Russell co., Ont. See Osgoode.

    OSGOODE, or METCALFE, a post village in Russell co., Ont., 9 miles from Osgoode Station. It contains... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Osgoode / Metcalfe
    Osgoode, or Metcalfe, a post-village in Russell co., Ontario, 9 miles N.E. of Osgoode Station. It contains a drill-shed, town hall, 4 stores, 2... Read MORE...

  • 1897 - Church of St. Catherine of Siena established at Metcalfe

    www.gcatholic.org
  • 1897 - DROPPED DEAD.
    Mr. William F. Campbell, and old and respected merchant of Metcalfe, Ont., dropped dead in his home yesterday afternoon from what is supposed to be a ... Read MORE...

  • 1905 - FIRE AT METCALFE
    Metcalfe, Ont., June 5. - The main building in the County of Russell Agricultural Grounds was destroyed by fire here this morning, supposed cause,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Metcalfe, a post-village of Carleton co., Ontario. The banking point is Winchester.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
  • 1907 - TRAGIC DEATH AT METCALFE
    Coroner Baptie has been notified of a tragic death at Metcalfe, Ontario, of Mrs. James McCooey. She had been in ill health for some tie and when her... Read MORE...

  • 1907 - MEAT CHOKED HIM.
    METCALFE, Ont., Dec 7 - J. Herbert Goldie was choked to death by a piece of meat while eating his dinner today. Vancouver Daily World
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    December 7, 1907
  • 1910 - SCAFFOLDING FELL, THREE WERE HURT
    Serious Accident Occurred at Metcalfe on Saturday Afternoon.

    Special to The Journal.
    Metcalfe, Ont., Oct. 17. - A serious accident occurred here... Read MORE...

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