Designated a national historic site of Canada in 1966, the Court House was designed by the noted Toronto architect John Howard and constructed in 1842-44 by Benjamin Chaffey, a local contractor. The original courthouse was built in 1808 and in 1824 it was replaced with a bigger building. The last courthouse was, and the one you see today was built in 1843. It’s a typical Neo-classical style. The building easily incorporates the diverse facilities of courtroom, offices, and jail. The west wing was added in 1888, while the Gaoler’s House on the east side was built in 1898. Click here to explore more on the Driftscape App.
Leeds and Grenville County Court House
- Post Office/Bank/Fire Station
- 41 Courthouse Square
- National Historic Site
41 Courthouse Square
Victoria Hall (Brockville City Hall)
Originally built during 1862-64 as a concert hall, office space and indoor market house.
Brockville Railway Tunnel
Canada’s first underground railway tunnel.
Explore Brockville’s social and industrial history at the Brockville Museum!
Discover the story of Senator George T. Fulford and his grand mansion