Rediscovery of a Cumberland WWII quilt with 700+ names stitched into it. List of names on signature quilt pages 1-10  

In 1941 as the magnitude of the Second World War was beginning to strike home, Canadian families bid farewell to  sons and daughters as they enlisted to go overseas. Many of these young people were wounded or killed in battle, or taken prisoner and sent to POW camps. How did Cumberland Township residents support their troops?  They made a quilt. Money was collected from family, friends and neighbours, and their

Liz and Tish Ling across the street from Lancaster’s store ( later Lawless’ store) in Cumberland.  The store was on the NE corner of Old Montreal Rd. and Cameron St. (c1965)

A page from the Navan School Year Book 1921-1922

Here is a photo of Therese McNeely and someone else at Beckett’s Creek Falls, c. 1940’s.