We are busy compiling a wealth of historical information regarding Portland’s Polk Store. Please enjoy these vintage photographs in the meantime.

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Samantha Macintyre

hello, PORTLAND!!!! I am the eldest daughter of Thomas K. Macintyre, who ran the boat works & marina in Portalnd, located down near Scoville’s Store. Dad was also the Justice of the Peace for a few years before Dad sold the marina to Jack Byington, and we moved to Smiths Falls in 1959. Lucille Strong was a favorite teacher of mine, from Grade 5 to 6, in the old red brick school house built in 1888. Evelyn Swain was my grade 1-4 teacher. I used to go to Polk’s Store to buy school supplies and the odd Christmas gift when… Read more »