Clayton in the 1890s

Clayton in the 1890s


Photo is installation of water in Clayton General Store about 1956, with Harold Barr, Ned Shane and Levite Caron.–Clayton Ontario History

Received from Don & Fran Cooper

from the Almonte Gazette, Feb. 1936

“Lest We Forget” by J. H. McFarlane – a teacher who taught in Clayton

This article is describing Clayton of the 1890’s.

“One of the little places that have run

Half up a hill beneath the blazing sun

And then sat down to rest as if to say

I climb no further upwards, come what may.”

These words seem to be applicable to the village once known as Bellamy’s Mills which now bears the appellation of Clayton. How old this village is I can not say as I have been unable to have access to the archives. Suffice is to say that it came into existence in the early days of the eighteen hundreds when…

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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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