Lee Pro Hardware – Gord Lee 1996

Lee Pro Hardware – Gord Lee 1996

1996 thanks to Lucy Connelly Poaps

People and things of Lanark County- From “Up the Line”—Stewart and Gord Lee Almonte

Almonte Steelers, sponsored by Golder Associates came within an ace of winning the Almonte Touch Football League championship last Sunday at Gemmill Park when they dropped an 8 – 7 decision to Stan’s Packers. Front row, from left to right: Ron McGrath, Gord Lee, Mike McCabe, Greg Stanley, Ross Munro and Doug Caldwell. Back row, from left the right; Jack McKay, Guy Thurston, Brent McDougall, Paul Smolkin, Mike Thurston, Geoff Thurston and Glenn Stanley. Missing from photo is Kurt Hahn

The senior students of the Church Street Public School in Almonte 1936- Almonte Gazette online Stuart Lee in Photo

N. S. Lee & Son Hardware Comments and History

Today memories of hardware stores thanks to the scrapbooks of Lucy Connelly Poaps Stewart Lee–Did you know the biggest mirror they ever caught was 10sq feet in size with curved sides- It ended up being attached to a large dresser. Another big thing at Lee Pro Hardware was screen repairs for for forgetful pets who can’t remember there was a screen:)

Sherron Davis sent me this photo.. Please send your photos cards and letterl.🙂

Hi Linda. I wasn’t sure how to send you a message through the tales of almonte. Here’s a pic of my dad Garry Davis formerly of almonte used furniture and Gordie Lee of Lee Hardware the year the BIA hosted a pumpkin carving contest. I don’t have the year unfortunately.

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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