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    • 1940s beach attire

    • 1940s beach attire
    • 1940s beach attire included necklace, bracelets, and beach shoes. Fashion cycles continue to repeat!
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    • 1948 Queen Cecilia Brownrigg

    • 1948 Queen Cecilia Brownrigg
    • In 1948 Queen Cecilia Brownrigg from Stellarton was attended by Commander Frank Campbell O.B.E. and RCMP Constable S. P. Gregory, guard of honour.
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    • 1972 council

    • 1972 council
    • Mayor Clarence MacCarthy's town council in 1972 included Peter Rankin, Eleanor Smith, J. Arthur MacDonald, and Bill Marshall in the back, from the left. Front from the left: Charles Clarke, Elmer Goodwin, Robert Langille, and the Mayor.
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    • 200th Anniversary of Hector's arrival

    • 200th Anniversary of Hector's arrival
    • Remember when Pictou celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Hector's arrival in 1973, with this line-up on George Street headed to the gathering at the Odd Fellow's field.
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    • Ada S. MacDonald

    • Ada S. MacDonald
    • Ada S. MacDonald taught three grades and was also principal at the West End School.
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    • Archie's Fina

    • Archie's Fina
    • A floatplane stopped at the shore below Archie's Fina soon after the MacDonalds took over the gas station, and the pilot pitched the gas cans up over the bank to Jean and Archie, 29, who were sitting on the the Liar's Bench.
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    • Babe Ruth at the Carnival

    • Babe Ruth at the Carnival
    • Don MacIsaac snapped this photo of Babe Ruth when he visited the 1936 carnival.
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    • Battery Hill cannons

    • Battery Hill cannons
    • Remember when the cannons were on Battery Hill? They were fired every May 25th in celebration of Queen Victoria's birthday. The battery fired its first salute when Napoleon was routed from Paris in 1814, and its last at the outbreak of World War...
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    • Bill Broidy play park

    • Bill Broidy play park
    • Remember when the efforts of Bill Broidy became a reality when this park provided a safe place for children and families to gather. Presently a community effoeft is in place to carry out upgrades and improvements.
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    • Black Archie's Corner

    • Black Archie's Corner
    • Remember when these two men, Beryl Boehner, Wilma Boehner, and Doreen MacLeod met at the watering trough at Black Archie`s Corner.
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    • Boat launch

    • Boat launch
    • Remember when boats were launched at the Pictou Shipyards
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    • Bread and wine group

    • Bread and wine group
    • The 1970s Bread and Wine group included, front, from the left: Cheryl Curtis, Joan Murray, Jill Young, Carla Morse, Martha Jane Archibald, Debbie Vaughan. Second Row, from the left: Lynn Henderson, Carla Riley, Bonnie Stewart, Judy Logan, Dede...
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    • Brown's Point station

    • Brown's Point station
    • Remember when the Brown's Point Station was surrounded by summer cottages? The popular Jitney Trail traces the path of the train tracks that led to the Mile Bridge which was completed in 1887. The railway station was town down about 1958, and the...
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    • Capitol Theatre fire

    • Capitol Theatre fire
    • Remember when Capitol Theatre owner Herbie Wisener could hush the audience by entering the swinging doors, at every show until the theatre burned.
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    • Car ferry Ashagola

    • Car ferry Ashagola
    • Remember when summer highlights included a trip on the car ferry Ashagola, which carried three or four cars between Pictou and Pictou Landing and connected with a daily train from New Glasgow to the landing, for 25 years ending in 1951.
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    • Car stuck in deep snow

    • Car stuck in deep snow
    • Deep snow covered the crank on this Maple Leaf car stuck at Weaver Road, near present-day Proudfoot's Home Hardware.
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    • Centrette's Parade

    • Centrette's Parade
    • The Centrettes' Nov. 6, 1966 parade past the courthouse saw these folks on Church Street, from the left: Victor Hemmings, Carolyn Cyr, Barb MacDonald, Shannon Buckley, Ranny MacDonald, Charmaine Hooley, Mary Bellefontaine, Barb Gillis, Debbie...
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    • Centrettes 1938

    • Centrettes 1938
    • Lobster Carnival flags adorned Water Street with the Centrettes marching past the Koffee Kup Restaurant and McClair's Bakery.
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    • Centrettes Marching Down Water Street

    • Centrettes Marching Down Water Street
    • Lobster Carnival flags adorned Water Street with the Centrettes marching past the Koffee Kup Restaurant and McClair's Bakery.
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