Sun soaked Games a success on the field (Excerpt)

Published in The Casket,  July 17, 2014 Richard MacKenzie, (Excerpt) New to this year’s Games was a tent set-up by Art Health Antigonish [AHA] which displayed their vintage photo project. “We have Highland Games photos but we have everything,” Dorothy Lander, project leader along with John Graham-Pole, said. “I think our earliest photo is […]

Imagine Antigonish at Stroll The Main

Imagine Antigonish had its initial exhibition at various locations on Main Street Antigonish during the Stroll The Main.     Volunteers talked to people about the project and photos and stories. Passport for Health activities saw individuals finding all the locations and getting their passport stamped.  Locations on Main Street: Header banner    / Aphrodite Cooperative […]

Palace Clothing Company and T. J. Bonner on Main Street, c 1900

Palace Clothing Company and T. J. Bonner on Main Street, c 1900. Courtesy of Dalhousie University Archives, Waldren Studios Collection, 277-087. Restoration: Jeff Parker Postcards were made from the Waldren photo and printed in Germany. The mud, the the workman, the wheelbarrow, and the telephone have miraculously disappeared, and this before the day of Photoshop. […]

Death of Queen Victoria, January, 1901

Death of Queen Victoria, January, 1901, Antigonish Post House at College and Main Streets, formerly StFX’s first building. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Joe Fraser. The Bishop decreed that on the day of the Queen’s funeral all church bells in the diocese should be tolled for at least a half hour “in token of […]