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    • 1923 Ship Hector Replica

    • 1923 Ship Hector Replica
    • In 1923 the Good Ship Hector sailed in Pictou Harbor to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the landing of the Ship Hector from Scotland in September 1773. The original ship arrival initiated the wave of Scottish immigrants to our shores.
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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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    • 1946 Central School

    • 1946 Central School
    • Can you identify these mystery students?
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Alison Yoshioka WW II

    • Alison Yoshioka WW II
    • Leading Wren Alison (Andrews) Yoshioka, left, was heading home in 1946 from the Canadian base HMCS Niobe located in Greenock, Scotland. Many war brides were also on that ship.
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    • Ambulance Sutherland Memorial Hospital

    • Ambulance Sutherland Memorial Hospital
    • The town’s first ambulance, shown by the old Sutherland Memorial Hospital, was donated by the Kinsmen in 1945. Dr. Fraser Young can be seen shaking hands with Mayor Thomas R. Hooper. A second ambulance was donated in 1957, with the first one...
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    • Archie and Jean MacDonald

    • Archie and Jean MacDonald
    • From the early 1970s Archie and Jean MacDonald were ambassadors for the town of Pictou at their Fina gas station. Their business location will always be known as Black Archie’s Corner.
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    • Atlantic Feed Mill

    • Atlantic Feed Mill
    • The Atlantic feed Mill looked down on the Jitney Trail. Many a farmer dropped by for feed and a little gossip on a regular basis. In the 1916 book about Pictou, entitled Nova Scotia’s Northern Ocean report, part of the description reads: “One...
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    • Boys Residence for Pictou Academy

    • Boys Residence for Pictou Academy
    • The Presbyterian Church built Academy Hall on Beeches Road in 1919 to house boys who came from all over the Atlantic Provinces and the Caribbean to attend Pictou Academy. The Boys Residence later became the Nova Scotia Fisheries Training School,...
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    • Capitol Theatre

    • Capitol Theatre
    • The only buildings remaining on the left of Water Street is the present Pay-A-Dollar Store. The Capitol Theatre had four shows on Saturdays including a morning, afternoon and two evening showings at seven and nine.
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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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    • Centrettes

    • Centrettes
    • Roland H. Sherwood realized his vision of creating a troupe of majorettes for Pictou. Centrettes from the left are Marie Langille, Catherine Rankin, Ruth MacDonald, Joan MacCarville, Carolyn Sullivan, Wanda Barkhouse, Janice Chaisson, Erma...
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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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