Friday, October 13, 2017


On the lower street near the site of the Government Wharf now stand the Premium Seafood shrimp plant and the C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home.In 1935, this latter site accommodated the home of Roddie and Ethel (Boucher) MacDonald. The front...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905.After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
MacDonald, Alexander 1902 –1975 MacDonald, Mary Margaret 1900 –1995Kane, Hazel Blanche 1914 –1978 Unsure if she was born a George or the wife of Clarence W. George 1905–1994Haskell, Robert E. 1888–1971Mauger, Edward James 1891–1963 LeLacheur, Lilly 1897–1992, his wifeMurray, Mildred C. 1909–1985 MacRae,...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905.After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
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 1970’s.The following are excerpts from the Richmond County Record of...
Rev. Guillame Marin LeBlanc was the son of Pierre LeBlanc and Barbe Martel. He descended from the Acadians of Grand Pré who were deported to Philadelphia in 1755 but eventually returned and settled in Arichat.In 1880 LeBlanc had opposed...
The 1959 season in the Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL) saw the Petit de Grat Red Caps resume their winning ways and recapture the championship.The young, talented squad that had fallen to the River Bourgeois Tigers in the finals...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905.After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and...
In West Arichat in 1862, a portion of land was procured from the diocese, and a two-storey building was erected to accommodate classrooms on the first floor and a convent on the second.Les Freres des Ecoles Chretiennes oversaw the...
Historically, young men and women in this area have gone “down the road” seeking a brighter future than could be anticipated at home. This phenomenon began in the mid-1800s when our sea-based economy stalled. The economic depression of the 1870s,...
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