This history textbook for schoolchildren in grades 7 to 10, describes the village
of Casselman, located in Russell County, near Ottawa. The chapter on geography deals
with local and regional place names, as well as with demographics. The chapter on
history speaks about the founder Martin Castleman, the railway and the three fires
that ravaged the village. Other chapters deal with education and with the economic,
social, cultural, and religious life in Casselman.