Who Worked for the Post Office the Longest in Lanark County?




Patrick Henrietta on the far left

Patrick Henrietta was born and lived on Lot. 6 Con 3 Drummond  was the rural mail carrier for R. R. #2 from Perth from 1920 to 1973. He was the only person in the Perth Postal area to have the same route for over 50 years and the last employee of Canada Post to work more than 50 years.

According to the history of Drummond Township a post office was opened in Henry Ireton’s store on the Perth- Innisville Road on June 1, 1890. Ireton held the position of postmaster until the post office closed on January 31, 1913.

Any recollections?

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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