Chatham-Kent Museum Re-Opens July 28/21

Posted on Aug 03, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

Chatham-Kent has several important Historical sites and Museums for visitors to discover its rich History. It is a great destination for you or for the entire family. Visit the Chatham-Kent Tourism Site. Chatham-Kent is steeped in History with its ties to the Underground Railway and the War of 1812. Be sure to visit some of our great historical sit...

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Ridgetown Native to Compete in Tokyo Olympics 2020 

Posted on Jul 26, 2021 in Human Interest


Chris non Martels at 2015 Pan Am Games

Some residents of Chatham-Kent have a very personal interest in this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Ridgetown native, Chris von Martels grew up with horses his whole life on his parent's farm. He had a passion for riding but did not get serious about his calling until he entered the competition world when he was 13. His late start certainly did not...

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Return of Mitchell's Bay Bass Tournament a Big Success

Posted on Jul 19, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Events




Organizers of the returning Canadian Tire Open Bass Tournament held annually at Mitchell’s Bay came through big time this year. Last year’s event had to be cancelled due to Covid. Co-chairs Tom Beaton and Carol Ann Belanger plus 25 volunteers instead of the usual 75, pulled off a great event . They had two years to plan and worked closely with the...

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Chatham-Kent Ideal location for Seniors

Posted on Jul 12, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Attractions



I am always writing that Chatham-Kent is the perfect location to live, work, retire or vacation. and I truly believe that.  Chatham-Kent, from my viewpoint as a Real Estate agent, is the Affordable Lifestyle Location. If you live here you are probably saying what affordability? You may feel justified in your thinking. Prices have risen during these...

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 Chatham-Kent Affordable Recreational  Properties

Posted on Jul 06, 2021 in Chatham-Kent Attractions


With today's market, Chatham-Kent is right on track for being the smart choice for consumers looking for Recreational property. Consumers are ready to buy but they are looking for affordable waterfront properties.Many factors have come into play such as Demographics, the Baby Boomers, Millenials and Consumers who have held back and waited for the t...

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Waterfront Homes Along the Thames River

Posted on Jun 28, 2021 in Chatham Neighborhoods






As late as the 1950's and the early 1960's Keil Dr. was considered the edge of the city of Chatham. There were farms and farm houses along Grande River Line ( North side) and others along River View Line (South Side) on the shores of the Thames. Crops of corn, wheat or beans, vegetable such as tomatoes, beans and potatoes could be seen on both side...

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