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Deseronto Public School

  • Corporate body
  • 1877-

The first Deseronto Public School building opened in 1877. Prior to that date, students were taught in two rooms on Edmon Street in the village of Deseronto. A new school was opened on Stanley Avenue in 1957.

Town of Deseronto

  • Corporate body
  • 1889-

Deseronto, Ontario was incorporated as a town in 1889. The settlement had become a village in 1871, known as Mill Point. It was given the name Deseronto in 1881, after Captain John Deserontyon, the leader of the 20 families who settled in the area as the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte in 1784.

Hastings County Board of Education

  • Corporate body
  • 1968-1998

The Hastings County Board of Education covered both elementary and secondary public schools. In 1998 this board merged with the Prince Edward County Board of Education to form the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board.

Bay of Quinte District High School Board

  • Corporate body
  • 1952-1968

The Bay of Quinte High School District came into being on 1 January 1952 as a partnership involving the City of Belleville and the Townships of Ameliasburgh, Thurlow, and Tyendinaga. in 1961 Sidney Township and the Village of Frankford joined the District. In 1968 this board was replaced by boards organized at the County level (the Hastings County Board of Education and the Prince Edward County Board of Education).

Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment

  • Corporate body
  • 1863-

The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment originated in Belleville, Ontario on 16 January 1863, when The 15th Battalion Volunteer Militia (Infantry) Canada was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: 15th Battalion or the Argyll Light Infantry on 2 June 1871, 15th Regiment "Argyll Light Infantry"' on 8 May 1900, The Argyll Light Infantry on 12 March 1920, The Argyll Light Infantry (Tank) on 15 December 1936, and The (Reserve) Argyll Light Infantry (Tank) on 7 November 1940. On 1 April 1946, it was amalgamated with the 44th (Reserve) Field Regiment, RCA converted to artillery, and redesignated the 9th Anti- Tank Regiment (Self-Propelled) (Argyll Light Infantry), RCA. On 1 September 1954, it was amalgamated with the 34th Anti-Tank Battery (Self Propelled), RCA, The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment and The Midland Regiment, converted to infantry, and redesignated The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment.

Township of Marmora and Lake

  • Corporate body
  • 1821-

The Township of Marmora was attached to the County of Hastings by an act of the provincial Parliament of Upper Canada passed on 14 April 1821. The townships of Lake and Marmora were combined in a by-law passed by the County of Hastings on 11 June 1852. The township amalgamated with the Village of Deloro in 1998 and with the Village of Marmora in 2001.

St. Paul's United Church, Stirling

  • Corporate body
  • 1925-

Stirling Pastoral Charge was formed in 1925; formerly Methodist and Presbyterian; it included St. Paul's United Church in Stirling and Carmel Church. St. Paul's United Church in Stirling was established in 1925; formerly Methodist. Carmel United Church in the Stirling Pastoral Charge was established in 1925; it closed ca.1967.

Deseronto Board of Trade

  • Corporate body
  • 1902-

The Deseronto Board of Trade was established on 27 March 1902.

St. Mark's Anglican Church, Deseronto, Ontario

  • Corporate body
  • 1876-2001

The Anglican parish of St. Mark’s was founded in Deseronto (the Mill Point) in 1876 under The Rev. E. H. M. Baker and named after his church of ordination in Britain. In 1880 The Rev. Thomas Stanton was appointed the first incumbent of the new St. Mark’s church and, according to Anglican tradition the first ‘official’ service did not take place until the building was nearing completion in 1887. Consecration of the building did not occur until 1892 when the debt for construction was paid off. The church was deconsecrated at the end of 2001 and became a private residence in 2003.

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