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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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    • 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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    • Crerar MacDonald

    • Crerar MacDonald
    • Crerar MacDonald was the 21st Gold Medal winner at Pictou Academy. He became Inspector of Schools for Pictou County after teaching twelve years at Pictou Academy.
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    • Dan MacDonald

    • Dan MacDonald
    • Pictou Academy students greet former classmate Dan MacDonald. Front Row: l-r: Audrey Melanson, Jean MacDonald, Claire Nicholson; Middle Row: l-r: Patsy Guillians, Annette Robertson, Rita Haley, Carol Innes, Nadine Maskell; Back Row: Dan...
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    • George Crawford

    • George Crawford
    • George Crawford taught at Pictou Academy from 1952-1966, Mount Allison University from 1966-1972, Amherst High from 1972-1979. He later taught at the Springhill Institution and Dorchester penitentiary where he was honoured by the warden and...
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    • Marguerite McKay

    • Marguerite McKay
    • Marguerite MacKay, gold medalist of the 1920 Pictou Academy class, worked with her gold medalist husband, Hugh A. Sutherland in his Pictou Maritime Extension College. Mrs. Hughie, as she was lovingly known, joined Pictou Academy staff in 1948 and...
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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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    • Pictou Academy NS Reach for the Top

    • Pictou Academy NS Reach for the Top
    • In 1972 Reach for the Top champions were preparing to leave for Ottawa for the Nationals. L-R: Greg MacDonald, Larry Heighton, teacher Elwin Hemphill, John deCoste, Paul Currie.
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    • Pictou Academy Dedication

    • Pictou Academy Dedication
    • The monument commemorating Pictou Academy was unveiled in this 1938 ceremony. James McGregor Stewart, second row on the far right, was a gold medalist of Pictou Academy and Dalhousie University.
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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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    • Pictou County Cheerleaders

    • Pictou County Cheerleaders
    • Pictou Academy cheerleaders were busy in 1962. Front Row: Mary Lou Riley, Rosalind Davis, Jane Talbot, Margaret Fraser, Helen Cormier, Lynn Sutherland. Back Row: Heather Steele, Linda Hadley, Geraldine McNeill, Jean White, Maida Murray, Peggy...
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    • Sir William Dawson

    • Sir William Dawson
    • Sir William Dawson, known as Pictou Academy’s most famous student, discovered Hylonomus lyelli, the world's oldest reptile fossil at Joggins in 1859. Dawson became principal of McGill College in Montreal in 1854.
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    • United Church Ministers

    • United Church Ministers
    • Former United Church ministers unite. From left are Rev. John Roberts, Rev. Russell A. MacLeod, Rev. Norman Estey, Rev. J. B. Hardy, and Rev. Hugh Farquhar.
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    • United Church

    • United Church
    • The dedication of the Pictou United Church corner stone took place on June 18, 1964. From left to right are Rev. Russell A. MacLeod, Walter Barnwell, Mrs. Margaret Young, Dr. Fraser Young, unknown minister.
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    • Ernie Shea

    • Ernie Shea
    • Ernie Shea shoveled snow from the Pictou Advocate office on George Street where he spent 24 years as production manager. The old legion next door is long gone.
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    • Laura Hurst

    • Laura Hurst
    • Laura Hurst had one of the most beautiful gardens surrounding her Acadia Street home. Many young people took piano lessons from this talented lady.
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    • Jim McKenna

    • Jim McKenna
    • Jim McKenna, druggist, McKenna's Drug Store 1971 located on Water Street
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    • Gus Talbot

    • Gus Talbot
    • Gus Talbot, Esso truck driver, 1971.
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