Photo- almonte.com Halloween in Almonte-Rob Pryor of the Riverside Inn said he convinced that this photo was taken in a room upstairs in that house which is called “The Wylie House” as they were owners of the old grist/flour mill.
November 1963 Almonte Gazette
“Halloween and Devil’s Night were notorious for, oh, petty vandalism – mainly throwing eggs.” – Dave West, Almonte, ON CLICK–
Halloween Almonte 1979 -Clipped from The Ottawa Citizen, 02 Nov 1979, Fri, Main Edition, Page 43 Click to read
Dawn Jones Remember this well. Did not partake as my parents would never let us go into town. We always stayed in the village of Clayton. Can remember the folks from the Citizen coming out to do a story and trying to interview students at the high school.
D Christopher Vaughan Yes, we were infamous back then. Halloween was always spent with a couple of hundred kids at the pool room corner.
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
Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships SunScreamin’ Mamas (USA) and The Sherbrooke Record