Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | February 9, 2017

Artifact of the Week. Token from .M. Salmon’s store, Newington, Ontario

scan0015An aluminum trade token for A.M. Salmon, flour, seed, lumber and shingles, Newington, Ontario, good for 25 cents in merchandise.

Simon Salmon and his son Austin purchased the mill in 1895 and sold it in 1910.  They also operated a saw mill and sash and door factory in Avonmore between 1892 and 1907.

This token was purchased by the Museum on ebay in 2005.


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