Marian Seaman, at home on Court Street. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Joe Fraser.
Pick-up Hockey game, Antigonish Landing, circa 1910. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum, McNaughton Collection. Restoration: Wayne Ezekiel
Fish fry. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Society. Restoration: Betty Cameron
Swimming, Jimtown Beach, 1920s. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Betty Cameron
Women’s Hockey Team, 1919. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Betty Cameron. Excerpted from Stanley-Blackwell & MacLean (2004, p. 239): There was a female team as early as 1900. By 1920 … two women’s teams were organized: the Ice Sickles and the Fleetfoot. … Antigonishers packed the rink to witness the Ice Sickles’s first game […]
Picnic at Lanark, circa 1930s. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Jeff Parker
Parade to welcome home StFX hockey team after their defeat of Harvard 4-1 in Boston, February 7, 1910. Courtesy of Bart Sears, C. J. MacGillivray album. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald
Pauline and Amy Simon, Paqtnkek, c 1960s. Courtesy of John R. Prosper, Paqtnkek. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.
Terry Thompson, Tossing the caber, Highland Games, 1940. Photographer: Ronnie Jaques. Courtesy of National Archives of Canada e10979681. Source: Library and Archives Canada/Ronny Jaques fonds/e010979681 http://www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca/the-scottish-heavy-events/ Caber Toss Out of all of the Scottish heavyweight events, the caber toss is the most known and certainly the most popular. The competitor must “pick” (pick up) the […]
Four families share a toboggan, Protestant manse in background c. 1959. Anne Louise MacDonald smiling for the camera in front of Pushie, Gillis, and Taylor children. Photographer: J. J. MacDonald. Courtesy of Anne Louise MacDonald. Email from Anne Louise MacDonald: It’s got many of the elements of the social determinants of health; Religion (the old […]