First in a memory series thanks to the CPDMH
The new Carleton Place Hospital was a dream come true in 1955 and was erected at a cost of $304,000 and would stand as a lasting memorial to those of the district who fell in the two world wars.
Residents of the district were unanimous in paying tribute to the untiring work of the directors in arranging fund campaigns, conferring conferring with Dominion and Provincial government government authorities, also with the Department of Health and Welfare.
The board of directors consisted of the following: -Chairman, D. D. Findlay; vice-chairman, H. E. Sinclair; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. C. W. Argue; directors. H. B. Asseltlne, H. D. Umphrey, E. S. Fleming, W. S. McCauley, H. B. Montgomery, M. P. Morris, E. O. Patterson, J. A. H. Swayne. – Appointed members: R. A. Downing represented the town of Carleton Place; E. H. Ritchie, industries; Norman McDougall, Beckwith Township; Cecil Ruttle, Drummond Township; Gilmour Simpson, Goulburn Township; Clifford Hammond Lanark Township; Hollie Lowry- Ramsay Township; W. Asa Roe was Lanark County’s appointee.
211 Lake Avenue
Carleton Place, ON K7C 1J4
Tel: 613-257-2200 ext 323