Cousins avec leur grand- père, 1928

Cousins avec leur grand- père: L-R: Louise Doiron (visiting from US), Raphael Doiron, Mary Ida Doiron, Pomquet, c 1928. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald Dorothy Lander in conversation with May (Doiron) Bouchard, June 23, 2014, Pomquet Museum. Raphael was my great grandfather. My father was Joseph, and my grandfather Xavier. Raphael died at […]

A Bottle of My Own, c 1918

A Bottle of My Own, c 1918. Far left: Effie (Cross) Vincent (grandmother of Anne Marie Benoit, gg of Daniel Benoit). Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Jeff Parker.  

Building a railroad

Building a railroad. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Wayne Ezekiel No one has identified the exact location of this photo. “In December 1880, the Eastern Extension Railway opened its line from new Glasgow to the Strait of Canso. There followed a flurry of station-building at various locations, including James River, Brierly Brook, Antigonish, South […]

Rev. Louis Arthur Venedam (1899-1958) with nieces and nephews c1950

Rev. Louis Arthur Venedam (1899-1958) with nieces and nephews, children of Arthur H. & Rachael (Venedam) Benoit, Pomquet, c 1950s. L-R: Delores Ann, Charles, Arteen, Rachael, Arthur, Jacques. He served with Scarboro Fathers Mission in China 1938-1954. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Fr. Venedam first went to China in October 1931 as part […]

Arthur Venedam, 1952

Arthur Venedam, 1952. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Since the 1970s, Arthur and Ronnie Venedam (A & R Venedam Construction) have carried on the family business as general contractors, building and restoring homes and businesses. They are located at 15 Oak Lane in Whiddens Trailer Court.

Grand-mére Annie Broussard and Children

Grand-mére Annie Broussard . L-R : May Doiron, Gladys Doiron , Lewis Barker, Gloria Barker, Rita Doiron, c 1925. May Bouchard, champion of French culture and language received Order of Canada, 2002. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.     May Doiron (the one with the prominent bow ) grew up to win many […]