This is one of a number of photographs depicting the home relocation project in the archives at the Cornwall Community Museum.
This July 17, 1957 photograph titled “On the Move” shows Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Ross (standing), Albert Hoople, and three young relatives , Donald, David and Kenneth watching preparations for moving their house from near the Long Sault Rapids to the New Town of Ingleside.
This is one of many photographs depicting the St. Lawrence Seaway and Ontario Hydro Project and the Lost Villages of the St. Lawrence in newly released book:
THE LIVING RIVER – SECRETS OF THE ST. LAWRENCE, from MONTREAL to CORNWALL to PRESCOTT, published by Quarry Press, authored by Ian Bowering and Lor Pelton.
Cost: $30, for information and to order either visit the museum or email Ian at Ian10@bellnet.ca.
Mail orders will be plus postage which varies with destination.
Note: Different photographs from the ones depicted here appear in the book.