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If those walls could talk...

The Carleton is really, really old

That great little bar on the corner of Prince and Argyle that you frequent on Saturday nights? Yeah, that’s in the oldest still-standing building in the city — aside from a couple houses of the holy — built 254 years ago.

If those walls could talk...

If those walls could talk…

 The old stone structure got its beginning as the massive home of “Father of the Province,” Richard Bulkeley, then was turned into a hotel, and has since been renovated to its present-day apartment complex/restaurant status.

Something cool to ponder next time you’re strolling by!

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