Postcards of Lanark County thanks to Sally Tuffin

Postcards of Lanark County thanks to Sally Tuffin

I have been putting up her postcards for the last few weeks– now I am going to document them all. Thanks Sally Tuffin!


This would be looking up the river from the town hall bridge. The left hand side would be where Spring St. Is now.

This is Metcalfe park at the base of Bay Hill looking up the river. The park was named after a Dr. Metcalfe. Postmarked Feb. 12, 1909. Both there’s two postcards were published by the Stedman Bros. store.


Postmarked Feb. 8, 1908. Published by M.R. MacFarlane in Almonte. These falls are up from Metcalfe Park where the river flows into the bay.

Bay Hill no publisher or postmark.


No publisher or postmark.


No.publisher or postmark.

Postmarked Feb. 1, 1910 published by Mrs. E. Grieg of Almonte.


Postmarked Sept.28, 1907. Unknown publisher.

Postmarked July 6, 1908, published by M.R. MacFarlane

Postmark July 19, 1906.


Postmarked Sept. 11, 1909. Published by M.R.MacFarlane.

Postmarked April 3, 1908. Published by M.R. MacFarlane.

Postmarked Aug. 22, 1907. Publisher unknown.

No date  unknown publisher.


Postmarked Feb. 1, 1915. Published by Stedman Bros.

Unmailed, no postmark

Postmarked Apr. 12, 1915 Published by Warwick Bros. & Ritter, Toronto, ON



Postmarked March 2, 1915. Published by Valentine’s and Sons Montreal and Toronto.


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

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Be Very Proud Carleton Place — Postcards and Booze

Debunking a Postcard 1913 — Strange Ephemera

A Postcard to Caldwell’s Mills

The Hidden Postcard Gallery in Carleton Place

Another Postcard Look at Carleton Place

Carleton Place 1912 Postcard

Carleton Place Postcard– What Year Was This Taken?

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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