The Tanning Business at Coleman’s Corners – March 7, 1850- As written in the Brockville Recorder of 1850 The editor had been out to Coleman’s Corners, now known as Lyn, and in the issue of this date gives his impressions of the place as follows:– “This place, to appearance, has little to attract the attention […]
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 […]
A Granddaughter Remembers Her Grandfather – William Henry MacNish by Margaret MacNish “My grandfather William Henry MacNish, was over 6 feet tall and carried a full head of snow-white hair. Heavy shouldered, he walked with a slow and dignified shuffle about the farm and up the oval driveway to the stone house. In spring, summer […]
Corporal Andrew Salomnson 1887-1934 The year was 1887 when Andrew Salomnson was born (Andres Salomonsson) in Kall, Kall County, Sweden. If you were to look on a map you would find that Kall is located in the middle of Sweden, a pretty little village on the side of a lake. He was born on Tuesday, […]
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 […]