Lakes and Islands, Times Past
Laishley House


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of the Laishley House in Elgin, Ontario in 1900. This is now the Guthrie House and was built in 1884. Henry Laishley (1821-1894) was a general merchant who operated the original Seven Dollar Store in Elgin starting in the late 1840s. His wife was Almeda Parrish and they had a number of children including William, the operator of a hotel in Chaffey's Lock.
The home was later purchased by Dr. Darius Coon who owned it until the 1940s.
Date of Publication:
1900
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
[Internal Record #: MS9032]
Collection:
Laishley Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.60012 Longitude: -76.21608
Copyright Holder:
Chaffey's Lockmaster's House Museum
Contact
Rideau Lakes Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

P.O. Box 189
26 Halladay St.
Elgin, Ontario
K0G 1E0

Laishley House
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Laishley House


Black and white photograph of the Laishley House in Elgin, Ontario in 1900. This is now the Guthrie House and was built in 1884. Henry Laishley (1821-1894) was a general merchant who operated the original Seven Dollar Store in Elgin starting in the late 1840s. His wife was Almeda Parrish and they had a number of children including William, the operator of a hotel in Chaffey's Lock.
The home was later purchased by Dr. Darius Coon who owned it until the 1940s.