Comments and Memories About the Carleton Place Findlay Company

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Comments and Memories About the Carleton Place Findlay Company

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34134431_10155795425326886_4846311298599747584_n.jpgPhoto- Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Karen Dorman My grandfather Ben Stanzel worked there in shipping until he retired at age 72.
Terry Latham Can recall the sound as you walked by on High St. Every few windows it would change.

Dan Williams My dad Biddy Williams worked there for years along with the future Mayor’s father Cliff Flynn. Dad was secretary of the union I believe. Other memories include the Findlay’s picnics in the park by the canoe club including free hot dogs and ice cream.

Chris Gordon Drum line practice on the foundry floor (Revelliers, or as they were then, the Junior Trumpeters).  My mum worked in the office, my grandfather, Sid Stanfield, worked in the foundry.

Margaret Greer There are still steps down to the river. You can see they are just up from the person sitting on the cement wall. Our Mom use to take…

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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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