Remembering People of Carleton Place —Clara Morris

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Remembering People of Carleton Place —Clara Morris
Thanks to Tom Edwards
Clara Morris and Grandpa Tom Ferguson

Thanks to Tom Edwards

Downtown Carleton Place
June 19, 2019  · 




This is Erwin “Tex” Morris.
Born and raised Carleton Place, Tex moved to Ottawa in his early 20s, and that’s where he got his nickname.
He says everyone he met in the city loved his Ottawa Valley accent, remarking on his use of the word “lad” and pronunciation of “bank” and “bag”.
They said he spoke like a cowboy from Texas, so, from then on he was Tex.
Carleton Place is Tex’s hometown.
You never know who you will meet, or the stories you’ll hear in our wonderful town.😊
Thank you, Tex.
Jason Porteous
June 19, 2019  · 




Heres a couple of old pictures of Erwin from some old pictures of my grandmothers. His mother was my grandma’s aunt (aunt Clara). Hope he gets a chance to see them.

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The Back Room and the Rag Doll– Women of Carleton Place 1970s

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Lanark County Women –Deborah B KERFOOT

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Madison ‘Maddy’ Richardson – Strong Women of Carleton Place

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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