The Town I Left in the Ottawa Valley- Carleton Place


Mandy Crawford posted this poem the other day on the Carleton Place Social Scene- I got a note from Bob Stacey last night.

Hi Linda: The composer of the poem about Carleton Place was my sister Lillian (Stacey) MacPherson who lived in Kirkland Lake at the time. It was published in the CP Canadian several years ago. Bob Stacey


Photos-Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum— CPR Train station




Pike’s Hole by the back bridges




Riverside Park?


Site of the Canada Lumber Mill 1910


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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