Hand Typed Almonte History Notations Part 1

Hand Typed Almonte History Notations Part 1



A long time ago students of A.D.H.S typed historical notes about Almonte and the surrounding area. Some of them still exist today at the Almonte Public Library.

Thanks to the Almonte Public Library for treasuring them. No date


Businesses of Almonte

Textiles- Collie Mills

Textiles- Zephyr Mills— old Rosamond

Soap- Mac’s No Rub

 - Ask'Your Grocer for MACK'S . NO-RUB NO-RUB...

July 1952



Producers Dairy- powdered milk-– The Producer’s Dairy was built in 1928 by the Producers Dairy Co. of Ottawa under the management of Mr. Bower Henry. A piece of the land was bought from the Wylie Milling Co. across from the Almonte Flour Mill on which to build the dairy. In about three months the building was completed and machinery was installed. Mr Byron Scott was the manager before the present manager. Mr. Martin Black.

 - Escapes Unharmed1: When Truck Ditched And Set...

August 1948

 - A NEW ALL TIME HIGH! ""1 . 1152 ahowi promUw....

July 1952


Ice Cream- Peterson’s

Furniture- Pinecraft- Old Yorkshire Mill

Sheet Metal Hodgin’s

Flour- Almonte Flour Mill



Photos from the Aikenhead Collection 1950s.


Hydro- Low cost hydro for home and industry available from the plant on the lower falls


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 and The Tales of Almonte




Collie Mill Fire Almonte October 1, 1965

Scrapbook Clippings of the Closing of Zephyr Textiles

Remembering Milk and Cookies –Metcalfe Dairy

Glory Days of Almonte– Michael Doyle

Where Was Pinecraft?

Minute to Minute– The Almonte Flour Mill Explosion

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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