Vacationing with the Lanark County Folks in 1000 Islands 1938

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Vacationing with the Lanark County Folks in 1000 Islands 1938
maybe some of you would be crossing the 1000 Island Bridge if the borders were not shut down.1000 Island Bridge 1938 from Jay Playfair’s album from Lanark County/ courtesy Laurie Yuill
opening day 1938 thousand island bridge

1000 Island Bridge 1938 from Jay Playfair’s album from Middleville –Lanark County/ courtesy Laurie Yuill

All Postcards from 1938 from Jay Playfair’s album from Lanark County/ courtesy Laurie Yuill

Photo Linda Seccaspina 1000 Islands US Bridge and Canadian flag.
When the colonists in New York City found out about the Declaration of Independence from George Washington who read it in front of City Hall on July 9, 1776, a riot broke out, in part as a reaction to the fact that British naval ships were occupying the harbor at the time. During the riot, a statue of King George III was torn down… and melted down to make 42,000 musket balls for the revolutionary army

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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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