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Repeating History

In the 1976 Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) season some things stayed the same and some things changed. The two-division format was not changed. The Mainland Division included: St. Peter’s Royals, Louisdale Baracos, Louisdale Mooseheads, Port Hawkesbury, Lower River, and...
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...
In Grand Anse, at the intersection of Route 4 and the road to Dundee, once stood a majestic old home known as McPherson House. In the days of stage coach and rail transportation, McPherson House stood as a welcome stopover...
Edward McNamara and Mary Kelly married on April 22, 1907 son of James McNamara and Mary Cruikshanks (River Habitants) to daughter of Martin Kelly and the late Maria Boudrot witnesses Oscar McNamara and Marguerite Benoit Priest J. Ed. Robitaille Peter J....
Arichat 1935: Main street, center of the village. This house, originally built by Constant P. Terrio, was subsequently owned by Alphonse J. Benoit, Wilfred Samson and currently by Wilfred’s daughter Yvonne and her husband Gilles Boudreau. The foundation of the house...
May 24, 1947 - Alice Amélie Boudreau - Herbert E. Boudreau and Rose Boudreau - Alphonse V. Boudreau and Mme. Wilfred Joshua May 21, 1947 - Marie Thérèse Landry - Charles H. Landry and Marguerite Boudreau - Harry H. Landry...
The 1975 playoffs in the RABA was an eight-team affair with the bottom three teams eliminated from the post season. The match-ups were St. Peter’s vs. Port Hawkesbury, River Bourgeois vs. the Baracos, Arichat vs. Little Anse, and the...
Michel Forgeron, widower of Sabine Mirande, married Marie Lejeune, widow of Emile Poirier, on January 7, 1907, witnesses Jean Baptiste Lejeune and Barbe Forgeron Joseph Muri, son of Remi Muri and Seraphine Mirande, married Almande Babin, daughter of Benjamin Babin...
In 1975, Richmond Amateur Baseball Association (RABA) players were prominently involved in senior baseball competitions. A senior elimination tournament was hosted by Arichat and Louisdale on June 21 and 22. The roster for the Richmond County team consisted of: Richie...
Andrew Madden was born at Dramore, County Down, Ireland, on February 2, 1772. He studied medicine at Glasgow University, receiving diplomas as surgeon and physician in 1817. In the same year, he emigrated, settling at Arichat where he practiced his...


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