The Heritage Place Museum is currently producing a 3-dimensional digital model of the Old Mill that once stood in the village of Lyn. The purpose of this project is to preserve the structure before all memory of it is lost. If you have old photos, memories or knowledge of the layout of the mill please let us know!
The Credit Ledger from Blake E. Mott’s General Store, Lyn, Ontario (Author unknown) (Note: the photo is not of Mott’s Store, unfortunately no photos exist of his store) Blake Mott and his wife Edith were the proprietors of a General Store in Lyn from about 1921 to 1931. Blake rented the ground floor of the building […]
The Brockville Recorder, David Wylie We paid a visit to Lyn a few days ago, and were agreeably surprised at the rapid evidences of advance made in that very thriving village. We found the Messrs. Coleman, to whom Lyn is indebted for, we may say, all its real prosperity, just completing a splendid stone grist […]
The Old Shipman Homestead at Elm Ridge located on the Lyn-Yonge Mills Road, just west of the Village of Lyn Ontario Recollections as a youth, by George A. Neville (7th generation Shipman descendant) (Feb.28th,2018) The Elm Ridge Farm Site The old Shipman homestead was (and still is of 2018) located on the north side of […]
Dr. Gordon E. Richards – Canada’s Father of the Discipline of Radiation Therapy One of the most important health care discoveries of the early 20th century was the potential of radiation therapy in treating patients with cancer. Very soon after the discovery of X-rays in 1895 and radium in 1898, practitioners began to hear, and […]
Sometimes we are fortunate to find little know information about someone born in Lyn. Such was the case with William Caswell Born at Lyn, Ontario on 20 November 1838, son of Stephen and Mary Caswell, he lived at nearby Ogdensburg, New York for several years before moving to Duluth, Minnesota where he worked as a […]