Carleton Place Old Days

First Known

as Morphy’s Falls

July 14, 1928, p. 32, “The Ottawa Citizen”

Town Hall

The town hall was built in 1897

Morphy’s Falls

(continued below)

Findlay’s

July 14, 1928, p. 32, “The Ottawa Citizen”

Morphy, Coleman, Bolton

July 14, 1928, p. 32, “The Ottawa Citizen”

Main Street

Methodist Church

Carleton Place Methodist Church

“In 1830 a post office was first established and Caleb Bellows was the first Postmaster.”

Re-Named

“Nobody in Carleton Place at the present time (1928) can tell who gave the name Carleton Place…”

William Pattee

Opened New Bridge

When the new ‘Central’ bridge opened in Carleton Place, in 1928, the honour of the official ‘opening of the bridge’ went to Carleton Place’s oldest citizen, 86 year old William Pattee.

Dec. 5, 1928, p. 3, “The Ottawa Citizen”

Central Bridge

Under Construction

Carleton Place Orange Lodge – established in 1830, closed in 2015, after 185 years.

High School

Carleton Place High School – original building

Home of R. C. Patterson

The Dam

July 14, 1928, p. 32, “The Ottawa Citizen”

I hope you enjoyed our trip down memory lane,

in our visit to Carleton Place in the good old days!

Arlene Stafford-Wilson

http://www.staffordwilson.com

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