The Old Stone Home on High Street–Memories

The Old Stone Home on High Street–Memories


21430547_10155215149191886_7433763365234060007_n.jpgJoann Voyce—Corner of High St and Water St—This shows the stone house that stood on that corner opposite Findlay’s loading dock 1950s

Keith Giffin –Our family lived in that stone house, for a number years in the late 40,s. The float that you see was from the optimist club of Carleton Place ,they sponsored a boys camp on Graham Lake as well as the Smith falls and Ottawa club

Joann Voyce-– The building between Stalwart ( part of Vic Bennett Motors ) and the stone house on the corner was Hugh Devlins Barber Shop on the left and a family residence on the

Ray Paquette– Didn’t Bob Francis and his family live in the residence when your family was on High Street?

Joann Voyce– Not sure but Alan and Connie Bennett lived on the right side of the stone one when Mike was born

Ray Paquette –-Connie was…

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  1. I have many memories of the Optimist Club’s camp on Graham Lake mentioned in Keith’s post, from the very early days in war surplus Army “bell” tents to the more permanent cabins. In the beginning the only permanent structure at the camp was the dining hall. I believe that Graham Lake was formed artificially and stocked with small mouth bass for great fishing although the lake was very weedy….


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