Second Annual Admiral Kingsmill Sailpast and Salute in Portland – July 30, 2011

Sponsored by the Portland on the Rideau Historical Society, Rideau Lakes Legion Branch 231, the Big Rideau Lake Association, Portland Community Hall, Portland  Outdoors and  the Township of Rideau Lakes, the second annual Sailpast and Salute honoring Admiral Kingsmill will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2 pm at Hanna Park on the Big Rideau Lake shoreline of Portland village. Other demonstrations and events also from 11 am to 4pm on site.

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New comment on your post #156 “22 Perth Street” Author : Edith Seward(Polk) (IP: 64.118.22.232 , dsl-rb-64-118-22-232.wtccommunications.ca) E-mail : EDSEWARD@RBSINTERNET.COM URL : Whois : http://ws.arin.net/cgi-bin/whois.pl?queryinput=64.118.22.232 Comment: Hi Buzz and members of PRHS I am so thrilled to be a part of this very worthwhile endeavour. As we all age(especially us boomers) we ask ourselves. “Will…

Rick Mercer Reports from Skate the Lake

Skate-the-Lake, the marathon speed skating event held annually in Portland, had a celebrity guest this year, comedian Rick Mercer. Rick was filming a segment for “The Rick Mercer Show” and certainly seemed to be having fun doing it. He participated in the relay race, one of the several skating events featured every year. Strap on…

PortlandOntario.com Re-Launching Soon

Members of the PRHS have been hard at work throughout the spring and are pleased to announce that the all-new www.PortlandOntario.com will be launching in late June, 2009! Additions will include many new categories in the History section, photos, video interviews with village residents and a lot more. Please stay tuned for more information and…

Welcome to Portland Ontario, Canada!

Portland is a community located in Eastern Ontario within the township of Rideau Lakes in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, north of Kingston and situated on the Big Rideau Lake. While Portland is steeped in history, most of today’s visitors merely come to enjoy themselves, relax, and take in the beautiful…