By: Sharon Moorcroft & Jack Green

Tamworth, Ontario

Tags: Tamworth, Eastern Ontario, rural life, small community living, Beaver Lake, townandcountry613

Originally settled in 1826, Tamworth received its name in 1848 the year of the great potato famine in Ireland. The area was settled by many Irish immigrants and by 1865 the population of the area was 500.  In 1884 the Tamworth and Quebec Railway had three trains departing to Napanee each day. Once the forest cover had been removed the soil that remained was not of the best quality, but farmer...Read More

The Scoop

By: Sharon Moorcroft & Jack Green

The Scoop

Tags: The Scoop, independent newsmagazine, rural life, Eastern Ontario, townandcountry613

The Scoop, is an independent community newsmagazine, published i n Tamworth, covering rural life in Ontario north of Hwy 401 and south of Hwy 7. Its a great informational source on the many ongoing events, small businesses, real estate, as well as thought-provoking profiles on local people.  The Scoop has served our area now for more than 10 years. It's a great way to keep-up-to...Read More

Art Among the Ruins

By: Sharon Moorcroft & Jack Green

Art Among the Ruins

Tags: Art, Art Show, Artisans, Paintings, mosaics, designs, photography, pottery, jewellery

SATURDAY JUNE 16, 2018 -  Website: www.artamongtheruins.com Email: info@artamongtheruins.com - (613) 378-6516 -Administrator This large outdoor art show and sale is set among picturesque ruins of a 19th century mill beside rapids of Napanee River. Features local artists showcasing quality paintings, sculpture, mosaic tile, fibre, wood, paper, photography & more! Free admission....Read More

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