It was a typical hot farming day when the ceremony took place on Thursday, September 7 to officially commemorate the Bradley-Craig family with a park named in their honour.
Marguerite Evans has enlightened us with the history and captured the important role our community’s beloved local dairy farm, known as the Bradley-Craig farm, played in the history of milk and its production.
From all accounts Springwell Dairy had an interesting history. The dairy established hockey and broomball teams.
In spring 1900, The Ottawa Journal reported that in Hazeldean the new cream separator in Cavanaugh’s old factory was “doing a good business under the charge of Mr. A. Driscoll.”
Have you ever noticed the small white building attached to the west side of the large red Bradley/Craig barn on Hazeldean Road? Ever wondered for what usage it was built?