A place to show off your family's treasures from the past
Have you ever cleaned out your attic and found objects from the past that are - well, you just don't know what they are? Or perhaps you've been hanging on to an old family heirloom for years, and now you're wondering if you're sitting on a fortune. And what's the story behind your family's personal treasures? Submit photos of your antiques and heirlooms and, with the help of experts and our readers, we'll get digging to find as much information about them as we can.
What is It? (8955 views) A picture of a tool seen in a work shed behind the old hospital in Fogo. Showing it in my hand gives a better idea of its size. I have half an idea what it was used for, but don't know what it was called.
Maid of Avalon
I love my old antique stove, which was made in Newfoundland. I don't know why but food cooked on this stove tastes a whole lot better. This photo was taken at my cabin last winter.
I thought some of your readers might be interested in this picture of my two dolls. The smaller one on the left was 50 years old in December 2012. She's wearing her original dress and shoes. She was given to me as ... click to read moreI thought some of your readers might be interested in this picture of my two dolls. The smaller one on the left was 50 years old in December 2012. She's wearing her original dress and shoes. She was given to me as a gift from a friend, Monty Osmond of Millertown. The bigger doll was a Christmas gift from my mom and dad and she's at least 60 years old. Unfortunately, she lost her original clothes a long time ago. Her clothes are not very well matched but that's all she has (haha!). By the way, remember Edgar (Ed) Elliott of Toronto? I'm his "baby" sister.