Mary Bleeckers Gilbert house grew and became the renown Gilbert Hotel spanning almost 100 years in Trenton, Ontario

A place called Trenton 

Historical stories of our town

the quinte hotel

InObscura films

The post office

the bridge

Its official address may have been 58 Dundas Street West, but everyone knew it as "Mark Tripp's corner".

 Mount Pelion .... surprisingly there is very little information about this part of town .. so i have tried to piece together what little there is .

In 1854 Peter Begg a school teacher and budding  journalist bought a printing press and he founded the first newspaper in Trenton

fighting tug boats

Ice Harvesting on the Trent river

ships and steamers


Hazel Farley

the manor was one of the most picturesque places in the area and was the subject of many postcards.

Air station tornado


Before the Bridge there was the ferry...

William Bleasdell took a particular interest in the geology of the Trenton area, and the granite boulder

Henry T  P  Comstock was born at Trenton, Ontario, 1820