The History of S.S.#3 Lavant Clyde Forks

The History of S.S.#3 Lavant Clyde Forks



From the files of Doris Blackburn/ Karen Blackburn Chenier


Flower Station school SS# 1, Clyde Forks was # 2, Thoro was # 3. Now a private home. Built shortly after 1885 when the railway came through.




PARTRIDGE HUNTERS AT CLYDE FORKS 1912. Left to right; Nellie Park, Jessie Park, Mrs. E Park, Lulu Park, Duncan Park and John Park. The birds that you see strung up were brought to the CPR station in Perth and sold for 50 cents each.
Rhodena Bell Yes these Parks lived in the log house at Park Lake as well as on the 9th concession Dalhousie where the Josi apple tree is the first log house was there.




Alan Ferguson and Minni Maude McGonegal — Clyde Forks

Archie Guthrie’s Notes on Lanark Mines Hall’s Mills and Cheese 1993

Caldwell’s Roller Mills and Sawmill Burnt to the Ground –$30,000 Damage

Clydesville General Store



Stuart McIntosh –This postcard of the school at Clyde Forks was sent to my grandfather William Rintoul from his brother Dave.

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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