1924 Morpeth School Ontario

As the Story is Told: Morpeth School, 1924

Every week, I share an excerpt from my Great Aunt’s book, As the Story is Told: A History of Morpeth and Community, which was printed in 1986. …previous chapter… Morpeth School 1924 1st Row L. To R.: Ella Hall, Eileen Trudgen, David Trudgen, Kenneth Pease, Jim Poulin, Edwin Abbot, Bessie Carnie, George Kimmerly. 2Nd Row…

1937 envelope

1937 – visit to Windsor

Well this visit didn’t sound very exciting to me – sounds like Great Aunt spent a lot of time around the house, listening to baseball games. But she seemed to be looking for a relaxing visit with relatives. The highlight was going to the movies. I looked up “Thin Ice” – so interesting to be…

1936 letter

1936 letter from great grandma

  It is clear in this letter how close my Great grandmother and my great aunt were. They enjoyed baseball and shared every detail of their happenings when they were apart. They lived together until Great grandmother’s death in the 1970s. Postmarked Ridgetown Ont. Aug 18 1936 Addressed to Miss Helene Duck 1017 Ouellette Ave.…