Friday, April 28, 2017

‘Superior’ sign on Mill Street restored

by Brent Eades Lea-Anne Solomonian from the Town's Beautification Committee wrote to tell me that the owners of the Superior Restaurant on Mill Street have...

Carleton Place High School football team, 1949

by Brent Eades I came across this photo of my dad with the 1949 CPHS football team (third from the left in the front row,...

1895 Almonte Fair

by Marilyn Snedden When I saw the huge amount of classes offered , I thought I would check the Almonte Gazette in the week following...

Almonte Gazette: Christmas 1944

by Brent Eades Below are a few excerpts from the Christmas 1944 edition of the Almonte Gazette.   The lead editorial begins, “This is the fifth Christmas...

Canada Day 1901

by Brent Eades I was looking through the online Almonte Gazette archive and found this advertisement for Canada Day ('Dominion Day' as it was known then)...

Pick of the Past: Christmas in the Almonte Gazette

by Brent Eades This month's Pick of the Past looks at Christmas editions of the Almonte Gazette over three decades, in 1935, 1945 and 1955. December...

Two centuries of Almonte on the map

by Brent Eades I've long enjoyed old maps and the stories they tell. I recently came across an online trove of high-resolution historic maps, the...

PICK OF THE PAST: Almonte Gazette, November 22 1962

This is one of a new monthly series of excerpts from the Almonte Gazette, 1867-2009.  by Brent Eades In November 1962 the number one song was...
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