So where was Craig’s Camp? It was described as being west of Calabogie by way of Gordon Rapids to Lammermoor in Dalhousie–In layman’s terms it was on the Lanark Calabogie Road. Was it at Craig’s Creek.?
Clyde River at Gordon’s Rapids
Craig’s Camp-January 16, 1920 Almonte Gazette
Mrs. Ernie Elliott spent Sunday last at F. A. Craig’s. Mr. John Smith called on friends at Calabogie on Tuesday.
Mr. Jas. Sweeney visited his home at Marble Bluff this week-end.
Mr. Boyd Ellrott made a business trip to Calabogie Monday last.
Mr. Stanley James spent Sunday with his sister, Mrs. A. Camelon.
Mr. Alex. Herron and Albert Warren spent Sunday at Craig’s Camp.
Mr. Chas. Virgin purchased a fine horse from Mr. John Craig last week.
Miss Alma Craig is on the sick list bat we hope to hear of her recovery soon.
Messrs. George “Chalmers and Alii e Ferguson aft-e on the sick list at present.
Mr. Ross Camelon lias returned to the camp after two weeks absence in Ottawa.
Mr. Tim -Sweeney and Mr. Maek Barr spent ‘Sunday at their homes in Brightside.
Messrs. John A. Craig and William G. Craig made a business trip to Tatlock on Monday last.
Mr. *Wm. Camelon had the misfortune to upset his load of logs last week and bruised his leg but he is recovering rapidly.
Two young men from this vicinity tried to imitate Johnson and-Willard the other night, but decided it was a bad practice and stopped for fear they would get hurt.
Mr. William Elliott had a narrow escape the other day, the team getting a. fright and running some distance, but Wm. got them under control before much damage was done.
Mr, Stanley James made-a mistake the other night, stepping into a dish of boiling water. His moccasin was badly crimped, but Stanley was lucky enough not to scald his foot.
Our cook, Mr. Adam Craig, spent Saturday and Sunday at his home at Calabogie. Mr. John P. Craig took bis place while he was away and made a good success of the job for a greenhorn.
A close-up view of the serpentine, Lanark marble- Marble Bluffs
*William Camelon– Where is it Now? The Heirloom of William Camelon
Clyde Forks United Church Hall— A large marble monument was cut from the Marble Bluff quarry on the 511- teams of horse would haul blocks like this from M arble Bluff during the winter using the clyde river as a ice road. Once stockpiled they could be hauled away by train.
Perth Courier, July 19, 1918
Review Cases Before the Tribunal
Category B–John Burns, farmer, Marble Bluff, exempted till 1st November
SWEENEY, John b: ABT 1859 in Tatlock, Darling Township, Lanark, Bathurst District, Canada West d: 21 MAY 1943 in Marble Bluff, Darling Township, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
1918 Directory- Marble Bluff from Charles Dobie’s collection
SCHEDULE OF POST OFFICES for DARLING TOWNSHIP 1. Brightside 2. Clayton 3. Clayton R. R. #2 4. Tatlock 5. White 6. White Lake 7. Raycroft 8. Marble Bluff 9. Green Mountain
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