Watson & Green store, 25 Ontario Street, with Lew Watson's car parked in front, Ed Green's car is beside the their delivery truck picture from Elizabeth (Watson) Linton
Lew Watson moved from Toronto to Port Hope in March 1951. In 1953 he and Ed Green opened 'Watson & Green' on Ontario Street.
They sold home and auto appliances, with emphasis on Firestone tires (phone 885-5500). This store once stood where Irving Margles' Selgram building (LCBO)
parking lot is now. They later had a Fina gas station on Mill Street beside what is now Captain George's fish & chip shop, and a taxi service.
Ads from The Evening Guide Thursday April 12, 1953 and The Shopper
Thursday April 30, 1953
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