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HOLLYWOOD NORTH
Trenton was home to one of Canada’s earliest and longest running film studios, built on this site in 1917.... READ MORE


JOHN WESLEY DAFOE 1866-1944
Born in Bangor Township, Dafoe began his career with the "Montreal Daily Star" in 1883. ... READ MORE


MERRILL DENISON 1893-1975
A prolific and accomplished playwright, Denison was born in Detroit and raised in Ontario.... READ MORE


ROY BONISTEEL

Every day a likeness of Roy Bonisteel sits on a park bench, open book in hand, ready to read to eager visitors. It's another interpretation of Man Alive.... READ MORE



SIR MACKENZIE BOWELL (1823-1917)
Born in England, this printer and publisher represented North Hastings in Parliament from 1867 to 1892.

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SIR MACKENZIE BOWELL K.C.M.G. 1823-1917
The first Prime Minister of Canada, Bowell was born in Suffolk, England and came to Belleville with his parents in 1833.

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SUSANNA MOODIE & J.W. DUNBAR MOODIE
Susanna Moodie and her husband John Wedderburn Moodie were two prominent Belleville writers in the mid-19th century.

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SUSANNA MOODIE COTTAGE
Born in England, Mrs. Moodie immigrated to Upper Canada with her husband in 1832.

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