public library continues to build local history and culture
web sites that showcase what technology can do for our
A Star in the Apple - excerpts
from the memoirs of Mary Helen Falt
Acadian Tatamagouche and Fort Franklin - a
digitization of the book by Frank H. Patterson.
The American Lobster
- lobster fishing in Northern Nova Scotia. You may wish to visit the
John Website as well.
George Lighthouse - history and images of the Cape George lighthouse
overlooking St. George's Bay.
Carrie M. Best
a digital archive of the life & work of human rights
activist Carrie Best.
Celebrating Our Heritage: The History of Westville
- a comprehensive review of Westville's heritage.
Commemorative Monuments in Antigonish Town & County
- monuments and cairns dedicated to our
veterans, Scottish clans and religious figures dot the
Log Church, Loch Broom - replica of one of the first churches in Pictou County.
The History of Eureka & Ferrona Pictou County 1881-1961
- "If we could turn back the pages of time, stand on the high road and view the scene as it was displayed at that time, what would be seen?"
A digitization of the history by Edwin Bliss.
Mary Ellen Spook: fire-spook of Caledonia Mills
"My Experiences at the MacDonald Homestead" as well as
images of the area.
- A Brief History
of the Black Presence in Pictou County.
New Glasgow and Surrounding Towns - a collection of
images from New Glasgow, Trenton, Stellarton and Westville's
New Glasgow War Veterans - a
virtual cenotaph to honor New Glasgow War Veterans. Members
of the public are asked to review and add to the database.
Nicolas Denys Account of the Mi'kmaq: "Concerning the
ways of the Indians, their customs, dress, methods of
hunting and fishing and their amusements as first published in 1672".
Nova Scotia Air Force
Fatalities World War II - a register of Nova
Scotians lost while serving in the RAF, Commonwealth Air
Forces and the US Air Force, 1939 -1945.
Nova Scotia's Industrial
Centre, 1916 - a snapshot in time of the communities of New Glasgow, Stellarton, Westville, and
Trenton, including hundreds of photographs.
The North Nova Scotia Highlanders - a digital
scrapbook of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders.
Our Gunshop Days
- take a trip down memory lane with the women who worked at
Trenton Industries Ltd. 1941-1945.
County Characters - a collection of images of local
characters, dating from 1949-1953.
Pictou County Historical Minutes
- January 1880 to January 1893
Pictou Historical Photograph
Society- extensive collection of historic photos of
Pictou and surrounding area.
Scotia's Northern Ocean Port - the early history and
growth of the town of Pictou up to the year 1916, including
nearly 100 photographs.
Pictou & Antigonish
County Placenames - information on each of the communities in Pictou and
Pictou Virtual Walking Tour
- take a virtual walking tour through the historic town of
Raymond-Ville - unearthing an abandoned French
settlement in the Trafalgar/Lorne area of Pictou County.
the saga of the Samson: Canada's Oldest Locomotive
- an online memorial
dedicated to Antigonish & Pictou County residents who gave their lives for Canada.
Wooden Ships Of River
John - a
comprehensive history of the age of wooden ships, including a listing of ships built in
River John, Pictou County. You may wish to visit the
John Virtual Village as well.