Teenage Years in Almonte

Teenage Years in Almonte

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All photos from the Almonte Gazette from the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Mary Anne Harrison added the description for this : Almonte Hotel. Almonte Old Home Week. 1974-1975 maybe. Could be the bed races. Looks like Greg Hickey, Chris Blackburn, Tony Vaughan and Rod Houston left side of the photo on the porch. Brendan Mullins on the balcony in front of the window. Phil Maynard to the left of the front door. Maurice Sample, Mark Ward and Paul Shane on the right hand side of the porch. There is a plan to have Almonte Old Home Week resurrected in 2018 – July 26-29.




Skateboarding Contest 70s Almonte

Kevin Illingworth – left front row- place 1st

Richard Nightingale front centre

Rodney Moorhead- front right

Robert Powers- back right wearing Olympic shirt

Andrea Matheson Buffam- Tall girl


Photo from Melissa Mills


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)




RACK ‘EM UP —Do You Remember George’s Playhouse?

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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