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Name: Verlie Frances Crosby Pickles
Comments: My father was Capt Frank K Crosby of Yarmouth
Location: New York
Comments: aloha! all very nice. a like it. peace bro!
Comments: What a lovely site, it is just like going "home". I
was born in Arichat hospital, but lived in D'Escousse until I was almost
10, then moved to Ontario in 1975. I attened North Isle Madame Elementary
School until grade 3. My father owned a business in Port Hawksbury
in the 70's. I have wonderful memories as a child of growing up in
a truly beautiful town. I had so much fun picking berries, swimming
at the shore, catching minnows, going in the woods... I remember the weekly
trips to go grocery shopping at the IGA in Arichat and the trips to Port
Hawksbury. Although Ontario is beautiful too and I am settled here
with my four children now, a huge piece of my heart is in Isle madame and
it will be there forever. I have been back a few times, in 1980,
1988 and 2001. I plan to go back maybe next summer and bring my four
kids. I remember our beautiful churh, St. Hyachinte's as well, where
I was baptized, and made my first communion and confirmation. Although
I have lost touch with everyone I knew there and went to school with, I
still think of them now and then. Most of my family has moved on
as well, but I will still come back now and then. Thanks again for
such a nice site to show my kids and tell my little story, and hopefully
some of my old school friends will remember me and drop me a line or two
in an email and say hello and tell me what they have been up to for the
past 30 years!!
Comments: This web site is great! I am looking for information on the
Knowles Family. My fathers name is John Lewis Knowles. He was born in Yarmouth.
Any information would be great.
Name: Loretta (Francis) Hurlburt
Location: Yarmouth, N.S.
Comments: Hello once again, a very interesting site. Every so often I check back for new input.I am still looking for information on Frank Francis, also the Lyle and Trott families. Hoping someone has some information they are willing to part with. I would like to thank you for all the work and time you put into this site, and I sincerely hope it continues to thrive. God bless.
Name: John Pazour
Location: Longmont, Colorado, USA
Comments: On Sunday morning Sept 10 2006 my wife and I were touring
near Sand Beach or Kelly Cove. When I backed up my rental car to get a
better angle for a photo, I backed into a roadside ditch and became hopelessly
stuck. A nearby church was having a fundraising event that day and
several cars drove up. Every single person stopped and asked if they
could help. One gentleman with a handicapped sticker on his mirror
got out and tried to help me push the vehicle out. Then he went to
try to find someone with a tow truck. Another man came up with his
Ford Diesel pickup and took time from his church event to get out a rope
and spend a half hour getting us out. The people in Nova Scotia have
always been wonderful, but this was beyond my imagination. The gracious
people who helped us would not take any payment, but I would like to get
the address of a church in that area to send a small donation. Could
you help me with the name and address of some small area church that I
could mail it to?
Name: Bill Boudreau
Location: Oklahoma City
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Comments: I want to express my deepest appreciation to the WebMaster of this wonderful site for his support on my recent book, Olsegon. www.othershore.org.
I visit this site often, and each time, I want to return to where I was born and raised, Wedgeport. I miss the coastal atmosphere: sights, sounds, smells, mist, and of course, the greatest seafood anywhere. I've eaten a seafood plater in St. Malo, France. It was good, but not as good as what the Yarmouth area offers.
Everyone, keep supporting this great site, where thoes of us who live away, can always come home with a double-click.
Thanks for everything, Godfrey
Name: Jill Churchill
Location: St. Albert, Alberta
Comments: I'm so glad these sites are here. i'm from yarmouth, lived
in Sandford, and it's comforting to be able to look at home from such a
Location: R.R.#2 Yarmouth
E-Mail: sjhaley @eastlink.ca
Comments: I wonder if someone could give me information on a Katie
Power.She used to live in Pembroke Yar.Co. She died on Nov.7,1969.I'm
am trying to find out when she was born. Enjoy reading interesting comments
and information on this wonderful site.
Name: Doug Armstrong
Location: United states, North Carolina
Comments: My wife and I have been to Canada about 20 times,
we finally decided to buy and did buy a piece of Heaven on the water in
Yarmouth. The people there are the most friendly people I have ever met
in my entire life. The land, the views and the community are fantastic.
We plan on retiring and moving up there in about 8 years and are really
looking forward to it. I know it will be the place to spend the rest of
our lives. I was born in the United States but my Grandfather was from
a small fishing village in Canada, so I am told, so I wanted to know more
about Canada, I discovered that Your Country is a Great one like My Grandfather
was. I really never knew him as He passed away in 1946. I was born in 1959.
If He was anything like The People of Yarmouth He was a Great Man. Keep
being Yourselves, people on this earth that kind are hard to find. See
Ya in 8 years and 3 or three times during the year until then. Doug
Name: earl sampson
Location: lower sackville nova scotia
Comments: very intereting. looking at pictures, brought back pleasant
Name: John Rhyno
Comments: I was born in Yarmouth NS in 1971, My Last name is RHYNO.
Looking for info on that name, where it comes from,geanology... etc..My
fathers name a;so was John Rhyno and my Mothers name was Pauline
Young.Any Iformation on My ( so called )father or info on my family
manr Rhyno back ground would be a big help.
Comments: I haven't a clue on who wrote up this part on Yarmouth Nova
Scotia but as an aboriginal persons I do care for the term "Indian" as
I said above I am Aboriginal not Native and most definitly not to be referred
to as an Indian.
Name: Melanie and Tammy Dekker
Comments: Alot of familiar names. Left Yarmouth in 93!
Name: derek george
Comments: just checking out site of ilse madame - been gone from there
now for 10 years - live in yarmouth (sandford)call it home now-
Name: Gloria Jean (Piper) Winiewicz
Location: Abington, MA
Comments: Hello all,
Just checking Beaver River and Port Maitland where my family, the Perry's
and Piper's, were born and raised back in the mid and late 1800's.
I have the Family Bible from this era and find it very interesting.
From what I've been able to research, Beaver River and Port Maitland are
Comments: Hi my name is Traci, I have sgned yor book before. I am still looking for my friend Holly Shakeshaft, and her husband Scott Shakeshaft. I miss Holly very much If anyone knows her please ask fer to call or look at this site.
Name: Matt Morton
Comments: Born and raised in West Pubnico moved to Argyle in 94.Cool
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Comments: I attended L'Acadie four years ago and met distant relatives
during our social evening sponsered by Sheila Macauley and the tour of
Hubbard's Point,Ste. Anne du Ruisseau Cemetery and Yarmouth. I am a descendant
of John O'Bird/Hubbard. I was born in Yarmouth of Metis heritage.
Some of my cousins live in Yarmouth and surrounding towns.
Comments: Hello again,
I did not see the photo gallery the previous times I've visited the site. A lady I know out this way (b.c.) asked if it was St. John's Anglican church was the one built by my family. Actually, it was St. George's Chapel in Cape La Ronde (Mauger Rd.) that Was built by my uncle George Mauger (the older George - now deceased ... not to be confused with my 1st cousin George Mauger... still very much alive... who lives in at the Cape still) and John Mauger who was my grandfather. My father "Johnny Mauger" died in 1998.
The history and heritage we share is wonderful... I tell the stories of 'back home' all the time. My son and I had a blast back home this Summer and look forward to another Summer there in 2007.
Fair Winds and Following Seas,
Name: il maestro e margherita
Comments: Cool!.. Nice work...
Name: Jessie Owen
Comments: Hey i just like to say hello to anyone that reads this and
knows me i love this place cant wait to cum visit down home again
Comments: I love to look at all the beautiful pictures and see places
that I have visited and places that I have yet to gone too.
Name: nancy fougere
Location: cataumet, ma
Comments: What fun to find this site. We spend much time in D'Escousse
in the summer on our boat, Lots of friends and relatives of my husband
there and we love to see them. Willard Fougere is Lou's uncle and
we love the connection to the land where his father grew up.
Comments: jUST SO GREAT TO BROWSE AGAIN AND REMEMBER ALL THE MEMORIES
AND FRIENDS TKS AGAIN
Comments: I am trying to find out how to use the on line encylopedia
can you help please?
Name: Arthur Berry
Location: Halifax NS
Comments: It was an honor for me to be by the side of my nephew Raymond
John Berry in Calgary Alberta on Oct 21 2006, Raymond was nane after his
grandfather the late Raymond Berry of Yarmouth, Raymond father is the late
Carleton berry who passed away 1972, His som was not even 2 at the time
Name: buzz &socks
Comments: Will be leavingtomorrow morning, Getting anxious to get back
in the peaceful woods, And seeing all those friendly people Nice to stop
and see what the neigbour is doing or find out the next one mightbe be
up to They sure like to have a chat and I realy enjoy the time spent
listing. See you all soon .socks
Location: Oshawa, Ont.
Comments: Leaving tomorrow Oct.26/06.Am anxious to get back in the peaceful
woods, where allthe friendly people are. Such a great place to visit Will
see you all soon. Socks.
Location: Oshawa, Ont.
Comments: Wayne &Winnie:you have,nt seen us for awhile but, was going to leave today, But got an up date on the weather alot of wind and rain for tomorrow Oct29th Heavy wind so may not have a boat crossing St. John. Better wait another day
Webmaster Comment: Bad winds today
the 29th ..... Hope you have a safe trip and a great time when you get
Location: L.E. Pubnico
Comments: Hi I really enjoy reading the wonderful comments from the
people from other part of the country . makes me proud to be a Nova Scotian
Name: Mike Harding
Comments: Always nice to read about Richfield. I am the grandson of Ken and Minnie Harding, and have spent a lot of time there. One of the most beautiful and friendly country places anyone could find. My father now owns the land behind the old homestead and we still do our hunting and fishing out there.
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Comments: Hello! I will be attending a wedding at the Port Maitland
Fire Hall @ 7 pm July 7, 2007 and am looking for things to do and places
to stay for a family of four. We are going to fly into Halifax to
visit old buddies then make our way to Yarmouth and area. Looking
forward to being in the Maritimes for my second time - it is one of the
best places to be in the world. See you next summer!
Comments: Three years ago my husband and I made the decision that we
would retire in Nova Scotia. Because my husband was a Navel Officers
we have lived from Newfoundland to British Columbia,, (in fact we tell
our friends that our daughter started school in B.C. and our son five years
later in Nfld.) When we did make the decision to move back I told my husband
that I would make the choice of where we would live, and I chose the quiet
little village of Sluice Point and we were very fortunate to by four heavenly
acreas on the ocean. When I spoke today with a dear friend of mine
from Amerault's Hill she was busy preparing for a fund raiser for a little
boy who was born with spina bifada. The community has come together
to raise funds so he can buy an electric wheel chair. There will
be bake sales, rappie pie and seefood chowder as well as a card social
and a dance. Why do I write this, you might ask? Because I
notice that you have submission from all over the world and I want people
to see how your communities come to-gether to take care of their own.
When friends ask why I would want to move to such a small area away from
it all, and not a big city, I tell them that I am not away from it all,
I am in the middle of it all.
Name: Justin Surette
Location: Calgary Alberta
Comments: I lived in S.A.R. for 24 yrs before moving to Calgary and
I just wanted to say that I enjoy this site, good pics, good stories, good
Name: Bob Sullivan
Comments: Webmaster-- I sent you a paragraph or two about 3rd week in
October Re hoping we would get some responses on Camp Mooswa from 1935
to1957 -- 1940s was when we were There !!?? Dot Vallillee and I hope we
can eventually do something with what we have collected !!!! Hopefully
Ruth Kirk will Post a pic of the Mooswa dining hall ???!!!Hope you
post my remarks from before ?? Regards Bob
Location: York, Pennsylvania
Comments: I seem to have developed a love for studying remote locations
of Canada. I happened across your site while browsing. Nice
Comments: It's Bob who wants to "do something" with what 'he' has collected
about Mooswa; I've contributed what I have to this site
Comments: About a year ago while reading this
guest book I came across a name that looked familiar, responded , but did
not get a reply until 8 or 9 months later. I was so excited when I got
confirmation that it was my long lost friend of 50 YEARS ago. The timing
was perfect as she was making a trip to Yarmouth within the month. Of course
we made plans to get in touch, we had a wonderful time playing catch-up
and reminiscing. It was so special to see my friend that I shared so many
girlhood memories with. Iwould like to say a HUGE THANK YOU for making
it possible. This site is amazing!
Name: Melvin D. Chute
Location: Thonotosassa, Flordia
Comments: Hi: Want to state that the greatest
experience of my life was growing up on a small farm on the Richmond Road
there in Port Maitland. Only to be able to go back in time to those lovely
carefree days. Was down a few years ago, sorry to see that all the fields
around our home have reverted back to woods and our old barn is gone ,along
with all the apple trees. Wonderful memories.
Comments: I always enjoy looking at the pictures
from South Ohio and Yarmouth Area. I saw my parents in some of the pictures.John
and Nancy Daley.
Comments: hey uncle lockie whats going on its
your neece amber im at school now but you know i miss you alot keep in
Comments: Still looking for info re Wilson
Bellman and Brian Trask. Also Laura Abbott and Audrey Bridgeo Coming
"home"next summer.can taste the clams already!!
Comments: talked to my brother that lives in prince rupert b.c and he
said joke right off
Comments: Just wanted to say, I havn't been to Pubnico in over 2 years.
I believe it was the summer of 2004, and it felf good to drive through
there. Stopping at all the key spots. The wind farm was really quite amazing.
There was only one maybe two there in in 2004.
Comments: Nice site,love living here but the winters isn't very nice.Savez-vous planter des choux?Cheers!
Comments: hey i love the site especially because im from carleton i
hope u dont mind me using some of the information for my site for page
: about carleton i relly need good info
Comments: Nov 30 2006: Just got the email this morning from my brother
in Vernon, BC. Had to check it out and discovered the urban legend!
Thanks for the TRUTH!
Location: Taiwan (originally Ontario)
Comments: I just received this from a friend from Alaska. Had
to check it out since I know the town... as I suspected - not true
Location: New Glasgow, NS
Comments: Received the e-mail November 26, 2006. My first thought
and clue that it was a hoax was why didn't the fishing crew just cut the
rope and let it go instead of supposedly getting towed backwards and risk
possibly capsizing for an hour for an hour.
Name: Noel Coonce-Ewing
Location: Southington CT
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