AppletonSituated to the south-east of Almonte, Appleton is a quaint village that was first settled in 1820’s. Once the home of a variety of trades typical to the area including: a sawmill, gristmill, blacksmith and cobbler. In 1862 the Teskey family opened a woollen mill that became the village’s main industry for 130 years. Today Appleton is a collection of homes ideally situated along the sparkling Mississippi River. A number of the homes have been preserved that reflect the evolution of residential architecture spanning much of the 19th century. An ideal place to stop for a picnic, Appleton is also home to Mississippi Golf Club, a challenging 18-hole course that features rolling hills and mixed terrain. Appleton is the home of The Lanark Regional Museum which showcases the local history of the area.