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Our blog is a place for history buffs and curious Internet surfers to lose themselves in the past and take an in-depth look at the history of Coppes Commons and Coppes Napanee. Join our historian Bill Warner as he discovers and discusses pieces of our Coppes Commons heritage.

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Demolition Photos From Early 2000’s

Bill Warner
January 01, 2021

I love any demolition pictures. You know what they say, “a picture is worth a 1000 words,” so, I will not  be saying much. It is difficult to remember what a mess this place was, added on spaces to other added  on buildings. What a mess.

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Hallack-Deamer Carpet Co.

Bill Warner
December 10, 2020

Welcome to this week’s history Corner. Thanks for checking in on me, and seriously, I need help understanding the receipts from this company. 

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The Coppes Chimney

Bill Warner
November 05, 2020

The WEBER CHIMNEY COMPANY from Chicago had the contract to build the chimneys at the Coppes Brothers & Zook factory and also at the flour mill. This contract between the Weber Company and the Coppes Bros. & Zook Co. is dated March 5, 1918, during the First World War.

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Cant Hooks and Mill Dogs

Bill Warner
October 01, 2020

Welcome to this week’s Bill’s History Corner. I’m going to be talking about dogs and hooks. It’s not at all what jumped into your mind; we are not going to be hooking dogs. I like dogs, but I like cats better.

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