Antigonish Curling Club formed around 1850, c 1883-1884

Antigonish Curling Club formed around 1850, c 1883-1884. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald. Member Names on Virtual Gallery. A letter on the letterhead of The Union Fire Insurance Company Limited of Paris, France from F. N. Arnaud of Annapolis Royal to Alex MacGillivray, Antigonish, dated 13th June, 1931, describes Antigonish’s first […]

Leonard Boudreau (1916- 2014), Pomquet, 1920

Leonard Boudreau  (1916- 2014),  Pomquet, 1920. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.  4-year old Leonard (b. 1916),  son of Mary Jane (Doiron) & Leon Boudreau. Maternal grandparents are Elizabeth (Doiron) & Fidele Doiron. Paternal grandparents are Elizabeth (Cross) & Jean Boudreau. Leonard Boudreau died on February 3, 2014.     To give you an […]

The 1924 Antigonish Highland Games on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University

The 1924 Antigonish Highland Games on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University, a Fundraising Bazaar to build St. Martha’s Hospital. Photographer: William Archibald. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum The Minutes of the Antigonish Highland Society for May, 1924 record an agreement with the trustees of St. Martha’s hospital to stage the Highland Games as […]