Friday, November 24, 2017

Veteran Stan Carter describes role of merchant navy in WW2

After reading Kelly Kent's article of the upcoming event , I found it highlighted much of the effort and losses to the RCN and the Royal Navy....

The sun kissed Almonte on Christmas Day

Local photographer Sherry Galey sent The Millstone this lovely photo of Almonte she took on Christmas Day. Sherry says: Shining briefly, but still… Wishing Shaun our...

Construction on Clyde Street: now and then

Reader Michael Dunn made an interesting comparison concerning construction on Clyde Street. Below is the current construction site. At the bottom of the page...

The Huppmobile

by John Dunn The telephone rang while we were at the breakfast table. My father got up from his place and went to the inside...

Laying of the cornerstone of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Almonte – 150th anniversary celebration‏

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Note: The following is an account of the laying of the cornerstone of St Paul's Anglican Church in...

Thoburn Mill rooted in Almonte’s heritage

Sheppard's Falls – Shipman's Mills – Ramsayville – Victoriaville – Waterford- Almonte. Tracing the heritage of the Thoburn Mill is akin to tracing the...

Chores around the home

 By an Almonte ‘Native’  To stimulate discussion and relive memories……     Though our days seemed to be filled with chores there was always time for...

A slower pace of life

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Listen! Do you hear that? The distinctive clopping sound of a horse’s hooves as it...

The magical musical summer of 1972

By: Lyle Dillabough (The Ottawa Valley Troubadour) 1972 was a very memorable year! Not only was it the year of Watergate and Paul Henderson's winning goal,...

The Train Station

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Louis Peterson stepped off the train. Having arrived from Greece into Canada, he had used...
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