October 28, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth

Not everyone gets it!

With Christmas in Caledonia on its way and specifically the Caledonia Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade, now is a good time for some explanation.

Although certain costumes seem to stick in minds, they are just a sm...

October 21, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth

Looking over a 1976 Sachem, memories quickly come to the forefront. Not only does the editorial copy bring forth past experiences forgotten, but advertising, too. This particular issue was a November 10th publication.

There was...

October 14, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth

Most don't know about the 1950s Caledonia Candy Company. It's coming back with some of the same recipes that made it a success years ago.

The candy will be on display at Light Up Night and at Haldimand House's Country market dur...

October 7, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth

Those crowds of people attending the magnificent Caledonia Fair during this past weekend didn't realize nearby a rare tree stands on a Caithness Street east property; they walked by without knowing.

Years ago, the tree was part...

October 7, 2016

Barbara A. Martindale- For What It's Worth

An issue of the 1919 Sachem, not long after the end of the Great War, reports some of those happenings at the time. Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of that 1914-1918 war also takes us back to some interesting...

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