Lacrosse Club Carleton Place

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Lacrosse Club Carleton Place

 

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 - Ucroaat :at tne Junction. On Wednesday evening...

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  28 Mar 1895, Thu,  Page 3

 

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We’ve had a request for old photos of the ball diamonds near Riverside Park… This photo by Howard Edwards of a lacrosse match (date unknown) shows Lake Avenue West to the right and St. Mary’s Church on Hawthorne Street in the distance. Just look at the crowd watching the action!–Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Photographer was James Howard Edwards, Shane Wm. Edwards’ grandfather. His father, William Howard Edwards donated a copy of the photograph to the museum.

 

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Joann Voyce Carleton Place Lacrosse team with John G. Voyce. Prob late 1890’s or early 1900’s

 

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 andScreamin’ Mamas (USA)

relatedreading

1898-1899 Carleton Place Directory

Carleton Place the Thriving Junction Town 1900

Let’s Go Racing Boys with Nellie Sharper and Alex Hunter from Carleton Place

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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