Hal Kirkland –A Machine for Making Money

Hal Kirkland –A Machine for Making Money



Christine Macfarlane–Our iconic Lanark County Hal Kirkland being sent off with prayers from Nellie Macfarlane(my Great Grandmother) She lived on William Street in Almonte. Thanks Christine Mcfarlane!
In 1971 The Ottawa Citizen reported that Hal Kirkland, the retired postmaster in Almonte was still writing great stories. Hal had a shock of snow-white hair, and he did not hear so well anymore. Here is one of his stories.

The Ottawa Journal
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
09 Mar 1968, Sat  •  Page 34

Christine Macfarlane—This is a pic of Hal Kirkland before he left for war.

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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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