Before The Carleton Place Mews?

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Photo and files from Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Charles Burgess “Grist Mill” at CPR siding (between The “Mews” and Wool Growers – 2005). Photograph circa 1900-1920.  A grain silo can be seen in the background and there are two wagons being drawn by horses. This photo loaned to museum by AB. Hurdis. Taken 1900-1920. The Mill was sold to to Russell Munro and torn down about 1950.

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Kenneth Jackson== yes long before the Mews ,a Mr. Munro had a feed store there and a Mr.Stontan Stanzel delivered freight out of the freight shed that used to be there.

Related BURGESS reading:

The Crazy Town World of Mr. George Arthur Burgess of Carleton Place

Who Was John Boland? Chatterton House/Queen’s Hotel Registry — The Burgess Family Dynasty

The Auction of the Year in Carleton Place

The Wall Mysteries of Lake Ave East -Residential Artists

The Brick Houses of Carleton Place

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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