Local News and Farming–More Letters from Appleton 1921-Amy and George Buchanan-Doug B. McCarten

Local News and Farming–More Letters from Appleton 1921-Amy and George Buchanan-Doug B. McCarten



Here is a letter from my Grandmother and Grandfather to my Grandfather’s sister and brother-in-law who had moved to Arizona in 1917. I am forwarding it as it provides a snapshot of what life was like on the farm in Appleton in 1921.– From Doug B. McCarten


“Hilda is an awful talker–just talks all the time”

21074189_10154667447142484_1124957648_n.jpgDaughter Hilda Buchanan McRostie- the awful Talker 🙂

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Clipped from The Ottawa Journal,  03 Feb 1949, Thu,  Page 7

“Mr. McCreary is a good man”

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No automatic alt text available.Almonte Gazette in January of 1920.–“I am now president of our local U.F.O.”


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Come and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of…

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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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