So Where Was This?

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So Where Was This?
Thanks to the Lanark Village Community Group on Facebook

Here is one for you.. This is From the photo album of Jay Playfair thanks to Laurie Yuill– somewhere in Lanark County.. a reaaaaaaaaaaaaal long shot.. but any idea?? ( middleville lanark village playfair area) late 1920s

Robert Playfair–AdminPretty sure that’s the dam on Mississippi, just above playfairville.

Robert MilotteMy Father and uncles used to call it Smith’s Dam it’s located just behind Oral Pretty’s house!!

Ken BarrMy parents in law, Neville and Gwen Wall, owned the property that this dam was a part of. It is on the Iron Mine road.

Photos Hilda Geddes

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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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