I was taking some stuff over to the cottage after picking up the keys from the real estate company only to arrive at the cottage to fine two lovely ladies, a mother and daughter, taking photos of the cottage on an iPad. "Ohhh" one said, the younger of the two, "Are you the owner? Is it OK if we get a photo of the cottages?"
"No worries." I replied.
"You see my mother here and I have come from Bannockburn to see where my mother, and her mother(the older of the two) lived in the 1880s. She came here as a young teacher to take up a position of employment."
To boot... Desma had pictures of the cottages in the car taken in the 1870s/80s that are now on the pages of our website....Wow!
This blew me away as one of those cosmic events that happen in one's life.
The woman in question's name was Elizabeth Margaret Brady; a teacher...... A teacher just like Adele and I.
Sooooo...... Elizabeth Margaret Brady Cottage seemed so apt!
I'll post more about her as I get some emails about her.
That all being said! I will continue to find information about the heritage of the building as I get time to research the families that called 59 Campbell St. home.