Bridge Street 1966 by Murray Wilson

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Bridge Street 1966 by Murray Wilson

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Carleton Place High School 1966- Sherri Iona

 

 

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One of my favourite photos of Bridge Street that I found one day in the archives of the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

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Norma Ford Parking both sides of street. If you could drive Bridge Street in Carleton Place, you could drive anywhere and I mean anywhere. I also remember the stunt driving back in the day with our Police Chief Herbie Cornell, the best. He was so patient with the younger crowd, had compassion until you stepped over the line. Those were good days, if only the kids had these memories, the world would be a much better place.

Brian Crawford Not only park on both sides of the street but the cars were huge…

 

relatedreading

Gossiping on Bridge Street –“People of 1952”

Carleton Place Then and Now–Bridge Street Series–Volume 16– Newman’s Hall

Carleton Place Business–Lloyd Hughes List

Comments Comments Comments–Documenting History

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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