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  • Notes: Pictou in the 50's
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    • Henderson Shoe Store

    • Henderson Shoe Store
    • 1950 Henderson Shoe Store - A. Henderson and Son was established in 1831 on Market Street. This photo of the business, later located on Water Street, had the proud distinction of being the oldest retail store in Canada. It could boast having the...
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    • Pictou Kinetts

    • Pictou Kinetts
    • 1950 Kinettes - Pictou Kinettes entered this Lobster Carnival Float in 1950. Top row, from the left: Winnie Langille, Charlotte deCoste, very young Sandra Barnwell. Seated, from the left: Vera Barnwell, Mabel Hare, Edna MacKenzie, Lil MacCarthy,...
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    • Pictou North-Colchester Exhibition Queen

    • Pictou North-Colchester Exhibition Queen
    • 1951 Exhibition Crowning – 1951 Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition crowning of the queen. From the left are Mary Beattie, Caroline Fraser, Queen Jean Hemphill, Roland Sherwood, Noreen Murray.
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    • Stella Maris Home and School Stage Play

    • Stella Maris Home and School Stage Play
    • 1951 Home and School – Members of the cast and stage crew in the December 1951 Stella Maris Home and School stage play, Mr. Beane from Lima. Front, from the left are James MacDonald, Clara Shea, director Thomas Dalton, Mildred Connell, Allan...
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    • Passenger Train Express

    • Passenger Train Express
    • 1952 station – Three cart loads of express had just been unloaded from a passenger train. This 1952 photo shows Canadian National Express agent W. G. (Bill) Matheson on the job.
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    • Downtown Pictou

    • Downtown Pictou
    • 1954 Pictou Downtown - This 1954 aerial photo captured the buildings of Pictou’s past before many were destroyed by fire.
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    • Stella Maris Grade 9

    • Stella Maris Grade 9
    • 1954 Stella Maris Grade 9 – In 1954 this Stella Maris grade 9 class had scrolls, corsages, and little helpers. Back, from the left, are Phyllis Vienneau, Gail Anderson, Beverly O’Halloran, Beverly Poirier, Beverly MacMaster, Claudette...
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    • Pictou Academy Girls Soccer

    • Pictou Academy Girls Soccer
    • 1959 Pictou Academy Girls Soccer - 1959 Pictou Academy Girls’ Soccer Team – From left to right (first row) Janet MacKean, Lynn Wisener, Wanda Barkhouse, Elaine Leadbeater; (second row) Marjorie Freeman, Lucille Higson, Brenda Smith, Connie...
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    • Abercrombie Aces

    • Abercrombie Aces
    • Abercrombie Aces – Abercrombie Aces – Back Row: l-r Vern Beck, Maynard MacFarlane, Alvin Sinclair, “Red” Hector MacLean, Greg Russell, Ray Christensen, Peter Johnson, Ed Purvis (coach) ; Front Row: l-r Charlie Matheson, Henry Coady, Tom...
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    • Ashagola

    • Ashagola
    • Ashagola – The ferry Ashagola, built in 1926 in Port Hawkesbury, was registered at Pictou in 1926 or 1927. Owned by the Pictou Ferry & Transportation Co., the ferry could carry five cars from Pictou Landing to Pictou in each of eight daily...
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    • Ferguson Industries Softball Team

    • Ferguson Industries Softball Team
    • Baseball team – Sometime in the 1950s this group played ball for the Ferguson Industries Softball Team. Back row, from the left are “Tic” Williams, “Flash” Coleman, Basil Canfield, Elliott MacKinnon, George Johnson, “Chic” Charleton,...
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    • Battery Hill Water Tower

    • Battery Hill Water Tower
    • Battery Hill – The top of the water tower on Battery Hill landed on the sidewalk after hurricane Edna ripped through the area in 1954.
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    • Benoit and Amelia Poirier Family

    • Benoit and Amelia Poirier Family
    • Benoit and Amelia Poirier – Benoit and Amelia Poirier and family. Front, from the left, are Nona, Camille, Annette and Collette. Middle, from the left: Amelia, Alisha, Andrew, Francine, Benoit holding Aurelle, and Maria. Back, from the left:...
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    • Bill's Lunch

    • Bill's Lunch
    • Bill’s Lunch – The site of Bill’s Lunch in 1958 is now a parking lot with a small fish and chip stand. All dressed up on a Sunday afternoon was a common scene.
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    • Caribou Rural Hockey

    • Caribou Rural Hockey
    • Caribou Rural Hockey – Caribou Rural Hockey Team 1957 Back Row: l-r Auldon Benson, Alex Langille, Fred Baird, Milton Nichol, Larry Benjamin, Ivan MacFarlane, Donnie Smith; Front Row l-r Ches Hartson, Bill MacDonald, Gordon Robertson, Blaine...
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    • Fireman Band and Centrettes

    • Fireman Band and Centrettes
    • Centrettes - The Pictou Firemen Band is seen leading the Pictou Centrettes on Water Street past the Capitol Theatre and Sobeys’ Store.
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