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Empire Theatre

  • Corporate body
  • 1938-

Vintage 1938 theatre showcasing independent films & live performances, including music festivals.

Scott, Cuming Rennie

  • Person
  • 1881-1974

C. R. Scott was the manager of the Palace Theatre at 233 Front Street in Belleville, Ontario, when the building was destroyed by fire on 27 January 1915. He was born in Alliston, Ontario in 1881 and married Edna Irene Frizzell in Belleville on 2 December 1915. In 1921 the couple were living in Barrie, Ontario.

Elmore, Publius Virgillius, D.P.S.

  • Person
  • b. 1789- d. 1857

Publius was born in the United States of America in 1789.
When he moved to Belleville, he worked as a Deputy Surveyor to chart Hastings County as it became incorporated. He had a significant role in forming Hastings, as demonstrated when he started surveying and constructing roads in Lake Township in North Hastings. In an 1829 petition, he signed for Prince Edward County (where he resided) to become a district.
In the 1830s, P.L.S. John Emerson was articled to/was a mentee of Publius'.
Publius married a local woman and was wed in Shannonville, Ontario - but was widowed prior to 1853.
Publius died in 1857 and was buried in Belleville.

Elmore, William R., C. E.

  • Person
  • b. 1830

William was born in about 1830 to father Publius V. Elmore - a surveyor once active in Hastings County.
He married Miss Victoria Counter, daughter of the mayor of the City of Kingston (John Counter).
He lived in Buffalo and then in Philadelphia.
He played a role in developed the Atlantic and Great Western Railway.

Hennessy, Peter

  • Person
  • 1927-2015

Peter Harrison Hennessy was born in Dungannon Township, Hastings County, Ontario, the child of George Clayton Hennessy and Mabel (Weese) Hennessy. He was a professor in the Faculty of Education at Queen's University until his retirement in 1984. He died in Kingston, Ontario on 4 February 2015. Obituary at

Pathfinder Air Surveys Ltd.

  • Corporate body
  • fl. 1963-1987

A company that surveyed Belleville and area from the air during the 1960s to the 1980s.

Hastings Stewardship Council

  • Corporate body
  • c. 2000

A non-profit volunteer organization who's goal is to “achieve and maintain, through voluntary efforts, a healthy and sustainable environment that will contribute towards the viability of agricultural and natural resources in Hastings County.”

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