Watson Corners News Through the Years

Watson Corners News Through the Years



June 1898–Almonte Gazette

Miss Mary E. Craig, Playfair, is at home at present.

The weather is very cold for this time of the year.

Miss Rachel Scott, Fallbrooke, spent Sunday with her parents here.

On Sunday night we had quite a heavy thunderstorm and the rain fell
in torrents.

Miss Bedelia Craig has returned after spending a week with friends at Hopetown.

Miss Mary Reid, McDonald’s Corners, spent Saturday and Sunday at her home here.

A concert was held in Hood’s school on Friday evening last which was a great success.

Miss Maggie A. Duncan and her brother Master Alex, spent a few days with their friends here.

Mrs. J. A. Craig spent a few days of last week renewing old acquaintances round Dalhousie Lake.

Master Albert Reid is at present very ill with a sore throat. We hope Albert will soon be quite well again.

Mr. Jas. Barrie and his little daughter Susan visited friends in Carleton Place on Saturday and Sunday.

It is reported that Mr. Robert Sergeant has rented Mr. David Machan’s farm, and Mr. Machan intends erecting a new frame dwelling house on the farm for Mr. Sergeant’s use


Almonte Gazette


Clipped from The Ottawa Journal10 Nov 1950, FriPage 3




Clipped from The Ottawa Journal18 May 1954, TuePage 10




Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place.

Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and Screamin’ Mamas (US



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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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