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    • Five Business Men

    • Five Business Men
    • 1915 William Munro photo of 5 businessmen of Pictou. Left to right James Murdock, Druggist; W. T. Fergusson , Druggist, Dr. George A. Dunn, MD; James W. J. Bethune who operated the MacDonald and Bethune Dry Goods Store on Water Street and A....
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    • Pictou Academy Play 1949

    • Pictou Academy Play 1949
    • 1949 Pictou Academy play members. Front Row: l-r: Ann McGrath, Thelma Windmill, Lil Grant, Marg Nicholson, Joyce MacPhail, Doreen Langille, Audrey MacLean. Middle Row: l-r: Esther Collier, Myrna Humphreys, Jennie MacInnes, Mary Prophet, Kay...
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    • PA Rugby Team

    • PA Rugby Team
    • 1962 Pictou Academy “A” Rugby Team. Front row: Alvin Bowen, Sandy MacIsaac, Kevin Toole, Harris MacKenzie (captain), Ross Murray, Arthur Chisholm, Norman McNeill. Second Row: Donnie Bronson, Jim Sears (coach), Mike Casey, John Bowser, Alan...
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    • Vincent Babineau

    • Vincent Babineau
    • A group of Pictou Highlanders posed in front of Church Street in the 1940s. Bottom right is banjo player Vincent Babineau.
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    • Pictou Medical Personnel

    • Pictou Medical Personnel
    • A tea held at Seacrest in the late 1940s honoured Dr. and Mrs. R. C. Young who moved to Kentville. Left to right, back row: Mrs. J. A. F. Young, Mrs. C.B. Smith, Mrs. S. D. Dunn, Miss Betty Taylor, Mrs. C. G. Simms, Mrs. G. A. Dunn, Miss Hildred...
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    • John Crerar

    • John Crerar
    • A. John Crerar (1815 - 1889) was a prominent Pictou shipbuilder, businessman, and banker. His father, Peter Crerar, designed the first standard-gauge railroad in North America, at Albion Mines, Stellarton. His brothers Evan Clarke Crerar, Peter...
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    • Ada S. MacDonald

    • Ada S. MacDonald
    • Ada S. MacDonald, well known and fondly remembered teacher, taught grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 in one room in the original Pictou Academy building later known as the West End School. It was torn down in 1932.
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    • Alyre Richards

    • Alyre Richards
    • Alyre Richards enjoyed waving at everyone especially when making deliveries in Milo Murphy’s green truck.
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    • AYPA

    • AYPA
    • Anglican Young People’s Association (AYPA) photo of March 4, 1935 featured the cast of Color Blind. Back Row: l-r: Gerald Morrison, Lottie (Morrison) Crowe, Charlotte (Heighton) deCoste, Jessie (Morrison) Talbot, Gladys Morrison, Jim Fielder....
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    • Angus F. MacKaracher

    • Angus F. MacKaracher
    • Angus F. MacKaracher and his horse Captain drove for Johnny Talbot when the Canadian National Express made deliveries at the Pictou wharf.
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    • Archdeacon L. R. Bent

    • Archdeacon L. R. Bent
    • Archdeacon L. R. Bent and his wife Ruth served many faithful years at the St. James Anglican Church.
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    • Tom Egglestone

    • Tom Egglestone
    • Assistant Commissioner Tom Egglestone joined the RCMP in 1966. He served as president of the Manitoba Association of Chiefs of Police and was vice-president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Pictou. He served more than 30 years at posts...
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    • Azor Vienneau

    • Azor Vienneau
    • Azor Vienneau, well known artist from Pictou, was not only invited to participate in shows at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia but is a well known illustrator, author and bottle collector.
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    • Bill and Emma Broidy

    • Bill and Emma Broidy
    • Bill and Emma Broidy were generous to Pictou. In addition to being president of Maritime Packers Ltd. Mr. Broidy found time to be town councillor, chairman of the VON and school board, chairman of Sutherland Memorial Hospital Board, and initiated...
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    • Bill Watters

    • Bill Watters
    • Bill Watters purchased Basil’s on Front Street, owned by Bob Pentz, early in the fall of 1955. He operated in that building until Dec. 3, 1960 when the Wetmore building burned. When Jim Baillie built the new IGA, he moved to the new location in...
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    • Bobby Beaton

    • Bobby Beaton
    • Bobby Beaton, as a welterweight boxer, won all his 12 fights with nineTK0s and refereed until 1983. He was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame, Nova Scotia Sports Heritage Hall of Fame, Pictou County Sports Heritage Hall of Fame and...
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    • Bobby Johnston

    • Bobby Johnston
    • Bobby Johnston’s athletic skills continued throughout his life as evidenced by this golf trophy. He was seated on the steps of the telephone office which was located on Water Street.
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    • C. L. Moore

    • C. L. Moore
    • C. L. Moore taught mathematics and science in 1893 at Pictou Academy. Two years later fire destroyed the building which was rebuilt twice the size with classes resuming in 1897. He later became Professor of Biology at Dalhousie University.
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    • Caroline Fraser

    • Caroline Fraser
    • Caroline Fraser, former Administrator of the Hector Exhibit Centre and McCulloch House, was enjoying a summer’s day on the steps of the Hector Heritage Quay Visitors Marina, on the Pictou waterfront.
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    • Students 1946

    • Students 1946
    • Central School Grade 2 – 1946 First Row: l-r: Michael Earl, Mitchell Sarson, Edward Corkum, Walton Watt, James Clough, Campbell Monroe, Austin Briard, Eddie MacLaren, Charles Corkum, Graham Fraser, Jerry Wong. Second Row: l-r: Barbara MacPhee,...
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