Saturday, August 24, 2019
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004. “ “Well...
Part 26: Arichat: 1935; on the lower road moving eastward toward Petit de Grat we’ve arrived at the home of Hector DeCoste. His house had originally been the property of Henry Boudreau and his family of thirteen;...
The following is a newspaper account of the circumstances surrounding the murder of Clarence F. Glover of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1908 and the subsequent trial of Hattie LeBlanc accused of the crime. Part 2
The following is a newspaper account of the circumstances surrounding the murder of Clarence F. Glover of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1908 and the subsequent trial of Hattie LeBlanc accused of the crime. “Many more things than...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. The Priests of River Bourgeois Father Joseph Marinelli (September 23, 1965 to June 27, 1973) was from Glace Bay, near...
Known as Dr. A.A. in Arichat, Aime-Alexandre LeBlanc was born (1861) and raised in Memramcook, New Brunswick. His father was André LeBlanc, his mother Marie-Claire Bourque, both descended from old Acadian families. He studied at St. Joseph’s...
James Wallace Poirier, baptised January 7, 1905, parents Edouard Poirier and Lena Gagnon, sponsors Wallace Poirier and Marie Mombourquette, priest Fr. P. Robitaille Simon Pius Petitpas, baptised January 26, 1905, parents Simon Petitpas and Sophie Bonin, sponsors...
In 1935 on Arichat’s lower road, there was an open field between the home of Arthur LeBrun Sr. and that of Alcide Goyetche. The field and the house on it belonged to Captain Alcide Goyetche (1878-1950),...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost 80 years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970s. The following excerpts are taken from...
Senior baseball was a focal point of interest in 1978 as the St. Peter’s Royals represented Nova Scotia in the Canadian Senior Baseball Championships held in Regina and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. In their first game, the...
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