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    • 1939 West River Road Funeral Procession

    • 1939 West River Road Funeral Procession
    • 1939 West River Road: In 1939 a child drowned in Pictou Harbor. The funeral procession passed by the welcome signs placed in honor of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth impending visit. In the foreground are the remnants of the Campbell’s...
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    • 1947 - 48 Grade 1 Victory Heights School

    • 1947 - 48 Grade 1 Victory Heights School
    • 1947-48 Grade 1 Victory Heights School: This 1947 – 48 Grade 1 class at Victory Heights School was taught by Sophia Hartz. Front Row, from left: Gloria Barrett, Beverly Flemming, Patsy Crowe, Robbie Hogg, Johnny Spears, Jimmy Tucker, Carol...
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    • Hockey Team 1950s

    • Hockey Team 1950s
    • 1950s Hockey Team. Front Row: l-r – Brian Cameron, Jack Martin, John Morris, Calvin MacIsaac, David Nichol, Leslie Weeks. Rear Row: l-r Coach Henry Snow, Kevin O’Brien, George Cyr, and Jerry Cyr. Missing Tom Heighton.
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    • 1959 Wharf Fire

    • 1959 Wharf Fire
    • 1959 Wharf Fire: Fire again destroyed the Pictou docks on July 6, 1959, at a loss valued at $4,000,000. Part of Ferguson Industries was destroyed as well as the supply depot for the Canadian Hydrographic Service.
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    • Pictou Academy hockey team 1961 - 62

    • Pictou Academy hockey team 1961 - 62
    • 1961-62 Pictou Academy B Hockey Team. Back Row, from left: Hal Robb, Stuart Veniot, Jackie Rankin, Kerry Elliott, Bruce MacDonald, Clark Beattie, and Coach Hugh MacDougall. Front Row, from left: David MacKenzie, Bob Scanlan, Harvey Cormier, Greg...
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    • Christening of Ship

    • Christening of Ship
    • A pipe band performed at the launching of a ship in 1973 at the shipyard.
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    • Park Ship Launching

    • Park Ship Launching
    • A sea of faces watch the launching of one of the twenty-four Park Ships built at the Pictou shipyard. These 4,700 ton ships were built under Canada’s Wartime Shipbuilding program during the Second World War.
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    • Aerial View of Pictou prior to 1954

    • Aerial View of Pictou prior to 1954
    • Aerial View prior to 1954: This aerial view of Pictou was taken prior to 1954 as the water tower on Front Street was toppled during Hurricane Edna. The Sutherland Memorial Hospital, Nurses Residence, and Hooper’s farm are landmarks of that era.
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    • Alexander Vigneault.Pictou Fish Market

    • Alexander Vigneault.Pictou Fish Market
    • Alexander Vigneault: Alexander Vigneault operated the Pictou Fish Market on Water Street. He was a man of habit as every day he wore a clean white bib apron on the job.
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    • Caribou Wharf

    • Caribou Wharf
    • April activity at the Caribou wharf in the past included the docked Confederation, Prince Nova and Prince Edward ferries. Wooden lobster traps were stacked up with multi coloured buoys ready for the season to start.
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    • G. J. Hamilton & Sons Box Room

    • G. J. Hamilton & Sons Box Room
    • Box Room Hamiltons - In 1968 the last ginger cookies were boxed in the G. J. Hamilton & Son building. Front left Margie Bourgeois, Sara Bronson and Maisie Hartson.
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    • 1946 Central School

    • 1946 Central School
    • Can you identify these mystery students?
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    • Dawson School Class

    • Dawson School Class
    • Can you identify these mystery students?
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    • Dawson School Class 1930s

    • Dawson School Class 1930s
    • Can you identify these mystery students? Don MacIsaac, Gertrude MacLeod (Holton) , Amelia Hemmings (Poirier) were in this class.
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