Carleton Place Cabbage Patch Doll Parade 1984




Photos from Penny Trafford“While searching through my scrapbooking files for hockey pictures this morning I came across this, 1984 Carleton Place held a Cabbage Patch Parade! lol I only know two in this photo, my girls!”

Tasha Boal I’m the second one in, not sure what my Mom has on my head lol 

Kim Lockhart Tasha Boal it looked like a Centennial hat, it was in style back then! 

Their round pudgy faces, colourful hair, and signature baby powder scent sent the world into frenzy in 1983. “I remember being at home sick while watching T.V. and seeing how people were yelling and shoving each other just to get their hands on one,”






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)



Dolls We Have Known and Loved- Photos

eBay Bans Love Potions, Magic Spells and Curses – Haunted Dolls Okay!

The Dolls of Queen Victoria 1899

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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