Memories of Dr. Hanly –Carolyn Simmons Hudson

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Memories of Dr. Hanly –Carolyn Simmons Hudson

Carolyn Simmons Hudson. photo

I thoroughly enjoyed the post about Dr. Hanly.  I have a rather interesting connection to him.  My great-grandfather, Bazile Arbour, bought his first house in Waubaushene, in  1897, from Dr. Hanley.  My mother was born in that house, in 1922, and she just celebrated her 98th birthday.  All through my grade school years, we lived in that house. 

Little did I know, that in 1960 I would bring an Almonte lad, John Hudson, to Waubaushene to meet my grandparents who were now living in the house but could not attend our wedding.  The article brought back lots of wonderful memories as I shared your post with my Mom.
I’ll send an old photo of the house separately.

Carolyn Simmons Hudson

As well is a photograph taken in the yard of his home, 119 Bridge St., Almonte: Dr. J.F. Hanly with his children, Bruce (on his lap, who was born in 1909), Lois and Arthur. Thanks, Linda Hanly Reid

Waubaushene is a town of about 950 permanent and seasonal residents on the shore of Georgian Bay. It is located just off the 400, on Highway 12, about 20 km east of Midland. The town includes a library, several marinas, excellent sports facilities, and access to the Tay Shore Trail.  CLICK here

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The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
07 Mar 1927, Mon  •  Page 5

The Unabridged Dr. Jno.Hanly — Linda Hanly Reid John Dunn

Dr. Hanly I Presume -“Since I have been in Almonte I have not averaged $1500.00 a year”

Dr. Hanly Here!

The Doctors of Almonte … In the First Half of the Century – John F. Hanly, M. D. 1868-1927 John Dunn

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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