Stories from the Stones
Join us for a virtual tour of the old Brockville Cemeteries to explore some of the lives of the people buried there. Each episode features a different person and is about 5 minutes in length. Episodes were filmed in October 2020 and October 2021.
Episode 1 (2020): Explore the history of the old Brockville Cemeteries in our first episode of Stories from the Stones.
Episode 3 (2020): In our third episode of Stories from the Stones we explore the history of slavery in the Brockville area.
Episode 5 (2020): Explore the story of the British Home Children and Brockville's connection.
Episode 2 (2020): Explore the experience of one local hero from the Great War (WWI) in our second episode of Stories from the Stones.
Episode 4 (2020): Explore the history of a female pioneer in the dairy industry, Eliza Jones.
Episode 6 (2020): Explore the artistic career of Katrina Buell, including her connection to Emily Carr.
Episode 7 (2020): Explore the story of one of Brockville's most historical figures, James Morrow Walsh.
Episode 8 (2021): The story of the Russian Prince who lived in Brockville.
Episode 9 (2021): Through letters, explores the life and story of one local soldier's experience during the First World War.
Episode 10 (2021): Ontario's first female Justice of the Peace was a Brockvillian.
Episode 11 (2021): Explore the history of the New York Restaurant and Agnes Lor's many contributions to the community.
Episode 12 (2021): Explore the story of the 1832 Cholera Epidemic through the life and death of Brockville's Dr. Gilmore.