Clayton History Corner at the Clayton General Store

Historical  Book Nook – In keeping with the historic nature of what is believed to be the oldest building in Clayton, we will be having several local authors of historic books at the Store for 2 hour sessions of book signings and readings:

Claudia Smith – Sat 1 – 3pm Author of local history articles for The Lanark Era newspaper for 29 years as well as seven books including When the Sugar Bird Sings ~ A History of Maple Syrup in Lanark County and Gypsies Preachers and Big White Bears ~ One Hundred Years on Country Roads, Follow the Smoke ~ The History of Fire Fighting in Lanark Township,  Country School Days ~ 1830s – 1960s, By Word of Mouth ~ Stories of Northern Lanark County,  By Word of Mouth ~ Snow Drifts and Sleigh Bells  and  most recently Barns ~ A Reflection of Changing Times.

Peter Usher – Sun 1 – 3 pm – Author of Joey Jacobson’s War

Rosemary Sarsfield – Mon 1 -3 pm – Author of Whispers of the Past – History and Tales of Clayton

Local Historical Points of Interest at Clayton History Corner

  The Clayton Cenotaph

  Johnnie Erskine Mural

  The Fiddle

  The Clayton Mills Monument

The Clayton Grist Mill Mural

In addition, you can view walking tours of both Almonte and Clayton by clicking the images below.