Station Stories

Palmerston Businesses in 1938

Palmerston Businesses in 1938

An analysis of pre- and post-Depression newspaper advertisements demonstrating the massive cultural shift from boom to bust that took place between 1929 and 1933.
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The Station

The Station

On Saturday, September 10, local history buff and champion of the Palmerston Railway Station Museum, Bob McEachern was honoured with a plaque and the establishment of the R.W. McEachern Research & Genealogy Centre.
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Verdun S. Woyce

Verdun S. Woyce

Read a brief history of the Palmerston Railway Station and how it has survived for more than 140 years.
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Wilfrid Lawrence Wolfe

Wilfrid Lawrence Wolfe

A list of businesses (and their phone numbers) as published in the Knox Presbyterian Church Cook Book in 1938.
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Robert J. Wilson

Robert J. Wilson

One of Palmerston's treasured landmarks, "Old 81" is a memorial to the days when "Iron Horses" were stabled within the Town.
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The Vaccine Farm of Palmerston

The Vaccine Farm of Palmerston

Palmerston-born Robert J. Wilson achieved the rank of Warrant Office Class I Air Bomber as part of the 102 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.
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William “Bill” McMillan

William “Bill” McMillan

The election of the Perth County provincial representative received extensive coverage in the Palmerston Observer for the better part of two months in 1943.
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John Burns Mallett

John Burns Mallett

The Wooldridge Door and Sash Factory and Saw Mill was built in 1879, and destroyed by fire in 1905.
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