Where Did you Have the Best Hot Dog you ever Ate? You Will be Shocked!

Where Did you Have the Best Hot Dog you ever Ate? You Will be Shocked!


I like providing an interesting link to history. Something you never knew. Why? Some folks think history is boring, and sometimes you have to entice them to read what they are missing.

On Saturday I asked, “what was the best hot dog you ever ate?”

To which Gord Stroud said —“In school when I was a kid–Sacred Heart of Jesus in Lanark.

Now if that isn’t a clue to get busy researching: I don’t know what is…:)

In August of 1820 Lanark was established as the second military settlement in Canada. By the spring of 1821 approximately 1500 settlers, predominantly Scottish weavers, were established in the community. The first Roman Catholics were from Ireland along with a large group of Catholics from French speaking Upper Canada. They would make the two day walk into Perth to attend services. Records show there were 239 Catholics in Lanark and…

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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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