Photos of Early Pakenham

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Photos of Early Pakenham

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Photo Pakenham thanks to Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan Paige–

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The Pakenham fires 1939 1940
Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan Paig

In June 20 of 1939 several people were endangered and three building destroyed when fire broke out in the butcher shop of G. L. Hawkins, on Graham street, at 3 30 o’clock that morning, and for a while threatening the centre part of the village.

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Sadler’s Service Station in Pakenham-Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan Paige

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Pakenham downtown thanks to Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan Paige–

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Pakenham — photo Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan Paige–

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Photo from Marilyn Snedden via the collection of Margie Argue and her late brother Dan…

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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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