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
Contact
Rideau Lakes Public Library
Email:rideaulakeshistory@gmail.com
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
P.O. Box 189
26 Halladay St.
Elgin, Ontario
K0G 1E0
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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.