August 15, 1973 final regular season standings: Louisdale Baracos 14-6 River Bourgeois Schooners 12-7 St. Peter’s Royals 11-7 Port Hawkesbury 11-8 Little Anse Golden Hawks 10-10 D’Escousse Rebels 8-12 PDG Red Caps 8-12 Arichat Triple A’s 4-16 The play-offs began on Saturday August 18 with a quarter-final format...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. He wrote Riviere-Bourgeois from which this history...
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 the Richmond County Record...
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...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. This is a continuation of the chapter called the “Silver Jubilee of Rev. Father Pierre Robitaille.” At the Solemn High Mass, the jubilee was assisted by Fathers...
February 1, 1910, Wallace Fougere, son of Firmin Fougere and Anne Boudreau, married Ella Jeanne LeBlanc, daughter of Capt. Augustin LeBlanc and Gertrude Josse, witnesses were Jacques Josse and Amanda Fougere February 2, 1910, Henry McDonald, son of Urbain McDonald...
As early as 1824 a functioning school existed in Arichat under the tutelage of John Walsh who instructed 30 to 40 aspiring scholars. By 1834, the school faced insurmountable financial difficulties, and as a result, the creditors, primarily John Tyrrell,...
On Arichat’s main street in 1935 was a lane most people referred to as “Godfrey’s Lane” due to the fact that the the LeBlanc home and the G.J. LeBlanc general store were located at the bottom of the lane...
Part 10: Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. In addition, he acquired a diploma...
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, and at the time of the interview, Joseph D. Samson...
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