Approximately 10 km from the village of Athens is Charleston village and it’s jewel, Charleston Lake. The village features quaint, well-kept homes in a peaceful neighbourhood. The local marinas offer many services, including boat tours. Charleston Lake offers fishing for bass and lake trout and hosts The Renegade Bass Tournament.
Ontario Gazetter 1800s.. (no date)
Charleston. — A Village on Charleston Lake, in the Township of Escott, County Leeds, 18 miles from Brockville
Beale, Benjamin, saw mill prop.
Booth, A, C, J. P.
Booth, R. L., inn keeper
Burrows, Wiliam, grist mill prop.
GREEN, P. F., Postmaster, general merchant
Hamilton David, J. P.
Hicks, WUlium, wagon maker
Johnston, Henry, J. P,
Melvina, John, inn keeper
Slack & Frost saw mill props.
Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and Screamin’ Mamas (USA)
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.