Carol Priamo is a published author of books on Canadian history & architecture.



Over a period of three years, Carol researched and photographed surviving pioneer mills and mill sites in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes to illustrate their importance in the development of Canadian communities and commerce.

This book documents the history, technology and architectural styles of gristmills, sawmills, and windmills from the early 1700's to 1900. When it was published, it was in the vanguard of "art" publications on Canadian history and architecture. It was received as a valuable contribution to increasing public awarenes of community heritage.


9.25" x 11.5", 196 pages, 200 photographs in black and white and colour, illustrations



Over a period of two years, CarolI travelled throughout Ontario, researching, photographing and writing about these mostly rural country stores and their keepers.


This book is filled with photographs of overstuffed interiors and amiable store owners and visitors, as well as an historical background about the growth of the general store in early settlement and its transition to the department stores of today.


8.25 " x 10.25", 104 pages, 150 photographs and illustrations



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