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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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    • 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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    • Art Dalton

    • Art Dalton
    • In 1924 Art Dalton played for the New Glasgow Colts, a local amateur team that won the Nova Scotia Amateur Hockey Championship. They followed up winning the APC Championship by winning the Provincial Championship.
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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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    • 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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    • Basketball Team

    • Basketball Team
    • Pictou Junior High Basketball Team of 1952. L-R. Jock Murray, Russell Crockett, Leo Chaisson, Ronnie Pettipas, Tommy “Deac” Hendrican, Jackie “Poacher” Ferguson, Bobby Naylor, Billy “Hot Dog” MacNeil, and Jimmy “Nimmer” deCoste.
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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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    • Board of Trade & Town Council

    • Board of Trade & Town Council
    • Pictou Town Council and Board of Trade members pose for a photo shoot in Aug. 18, 1924. Peachie Carroll is on far left in the back row.
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    • Bob Wong

    • Bob Wong
    • The 1954 Hamilton’s Bowling League winners displayed their trophies at the Bowling League Banquet. Celebrating at the Braeside Inn left to right are Bob Wong, Patsy Carroll, Ella Langille and Henry Snow.
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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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    • Byron Clarke

    • Byron Clarke
    • Familiar faces at the Pictou Post Office were rural mail drivers Byron Clarke, Charlie Jollymore, Post Master Ernest Jordan and Les MacKenzie.
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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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    • Centrettes

    • Centrettes
    • Centrettes
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    • Charles and Eliza Jane Heighton

    • Charles and Eliza Jane Heighton
    • Charles and Eliza Heighton passed on their gift of music to their family of fourteen. Back Row: l-r Almour, Robert, Vernon, Lloyd, Anderson, Bruce, and Gordon. Front Row: l-r: Nita, Joyce, Janet, Hazel, Irene, Vincent. Gerald died at 2 years of...
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    • Clive Boehner

    • Clive Boehner
    • Clive Boehner taught the first fisheries training course in 1947. He then designed the first workshop-classroom trailers in 1954. Because the school grew rapidly he was instrumental in the Fisheries Division acquiring the Fisheries Training School...
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