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Name: n robin
Comments: cool informative site ... thanki plan to visit this summer
on my bike
Location: ft. lauderdale, florida
Comments: With such a magnificent beach in Port Maitland, surely there are so many more beautiful and quaint pictures around the waterfront; wharf, boats, sunsets etc, which would make people dream of a vacation visiting this idelic paradise!!
Name: glen savell
Location: silverhill, al. usa
E-Mail: gsavell @interiorexterior.net
Comments: planning a visit to yarmouth in july 2005
Location: Port Maitland
Comments: Thankyou for letting me sign the guestbook.We moved here December
13,2004.My father was originally from Yarmouth, Albert Doucette.His father
was Jean Avite(Harvey) from Quinan,his mother Beatrice Muise was from Yarmouth.It
is so very nice to come back to your roots.We live in Port Maitland and
would love to know a little of the history in the community.Who was the
original owner of the house we purchased etc...Thankyou for taking the
time to read this.
Name: Lynn Hemeon
Comments: Pictures of Yarmouth for those who love this town or are away and miss being home.
Hope you enjoy..
Comments: Enjoyed looking at Norwood.
Comments: Enjoyed the site and brings me back to my younger years.
Name: Sheila Isaacson (Pinkney)
Location: Port Alberni, British Columbia
Comments: Have been in B.C. for a number of years but was from Hebron,
Yarmouth County. Would be great to hear from someone down there.
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Comments: When I was I child Lake Milo was a daily tridition, when the weather held up. When I was older I married and moved out west forgetting how much fun, Lake Milo could be. Till my girls went home on vacation with my mother. We have been inspired to move home to swim in Lake Milo as often as we can. Thanks for the great site.
Name: lil cheata
Location: nova scotia
Comments: the south cenntenial school is the best
Name: Joe Ryan
Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts
Comments: from Ireland to Nova Scotia to Massachusetts
Name: william muise
Comments: NICE TO SEE THAT SOMEONE HAS TAKEN TIME TO HILIGHT OUR SMALL
COMMUNITY SO OTHER MAY KNOW ABOUT IT t
Comments: An amazing article.
Location: Madisonvillle Texas
Comments: I have recieved this email twice. Scary looking shark i must
Name: Thomas J. Browne
Location: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Name: HOLLY DUGAS ( pinkney)
Location: YARMOUTH NS
Comments: NICE TO FAMILY FROM THE WEST COAST, SIGNING IN.
Name: Larry and Shirley Stephens
Location: Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Comments: We have only a few weeks left here in Mexico on our third mission trip to this area. We plan to leave for Port Maitland on or about March 14 and expect to arrive home near the first of April.
We have several construction projects underway, as well as our "regular" work. If you want to see what we do, go to <A http://www.avoiceinthedesert.com. We update this page on a regular basis and would love for you to drop by, sign our guest book or send us an email. We also have a page of about 30-40 old post cards of the Port Maitland / Darlings Lake area.
See you all soon
Name: Jim Jeffery
Comments: Great idea to give patrons the opportunity to express their
feelings on the homosexual marriage issue. Hope everyone, on either side,
will use those e-mail addresses to do so.
Name: Jim Jeffery
Location: Northern Ontario
Comments: From your home page I found the Yarmouth
weather cam, located at the Port Matland exit to the main highway to
the Valley. I installed the page on my desk top. It's always the first
thing I check when I turn on my computer in the morning. Also usually check
Avonport, as my wife went to school there, from Hantsport. I have even
sent the URL to a few friends originally from Yarmouth, now living all
over the place.
Name: Elaine Pinard
Location: New Liskeard, ON
Comments: Reading up to refresh my memory of the Pubnicos, where I'm
from. Great website.
Name: Hedley Cullen (Warrington)
Location: HMCS Montreal
Comments: Hello. I was born in Yarmouth in July 1969 to Gail Warrington. She lived there with her parents Frank and Jessie. For a time I lived with Lois Nickerson out by the fish and chip wagon. I'm looking for any information anyone may have on a Nathan Brown. My mother says that he is my biological father and that he died at sea while she was still carrying me. Could someone please contact me with any news possible? Thanks ever so much.
PS If your interested on seeing where a piece of home may roam...google search HMCS Montreal and check out the web site.
Name: Brenda Joyce Pinkney
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Comments: I think this is a really kewl site...i showed the girls my
hometown and they think its awesome...keep up the good work...please put
more pics..i love to see my old stompin grounds. ty
Name: Sheila Isaacson (Pinkney)
Location: Port Alberni, British Columbia
Name: Billy a Cyriac
Location: Oklahoma City
Comments: I've added two more stories about Wedgeport to my site, http://home.flash.net/~antiqdot:
"Blue Fin" and "Acadian Bicentennial." Enjoy. Bill Boudreau
Name: joan Selkirk
Location: Thunder Bay
Comments: Iam from West Pubnico,my parents are Clarence LeBlanc/Evelyn.
I enjoyed looking at all the pictures and seeing my family's house
thank you Joan
Name: Andy Holmes
Location: Gaylord, Michigan
Name: michael doucette
Comments: hi i like this web site cas its wedgeport ... good work
Name: Frank Moy
Location: Wantagh, New York
Comments: Your site tell me how much I misses and didnt see when we
were in Yarmouth on vacation. Interesting stories. Thank you.
Name: lisa jorche
Comments: hi my name lisa jorche Im looking for my mother annette Gautreau
or annette cottreau she born in yarmouth 1949 and she have 3 brothers and
2 sisters please if any one have any info or can help me to find her. please
email me at email@example.com
Comments: Hello friends! from http://www.russiamoscow.info
Comments: Informative & very interesting Thank You
Comments: A very nice website.
Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
Comments: I LIVE in Yarmouth and today I received an e-amil from a fellow stained glasser from INDIANNA , questioning the validity of this story!
MAN how things fly or travel or walk or whatever, but these stories do get around!
I do know it is true and it did happen right here in Yarmouth,
the Captain of the boat, standing back to in the first photo happens to
be my husbands cousin, Bernard Tedford.
Name: Maria Beltz
Location: Sackville nb
Comments: I know the Milbury boys! They are my neighbours here at Mount
Comments: i visited yarmouth in 2000 for 2 months and loved every single
minute of it! when my boyfriend and i finally decide to get married,
we will have our wedding wither at Port Maitland beach or at the lighthouse,
i haven't decided yet. it has been almost 5 years since i was there,
and i long to return. My son and i are planning a 2 week visit in
summer of 2006. I wish this next year would go as fast as last so
the time will fly. I made lots of friends in Yarmouth and plan to
see them all when i return. Yarmouth and Cape Forchu, to me, are the most
beautiful places on this earth!
Name: Nelson (Nels) Allen
Location: Thunder Bay Ontario
E-Mail: bnallen@tbay tel.net
Comments: Bernice and I are planing a trip to Yarmouth this summer in
June and will be staying in Deerfield for the month. We want to see our
old friends as I moved from there in 1947. Click on to Communities of Nova
Scotia and then Deerfield.
Nels and Bernice Allen firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Tom Norwood
Location: Mariaville Maine
Comments: I once lived on Candlebox Island. My father Huck (Laforest
was his real name) was the last keeper there. Thank you for your time and
effort getting/keeping this site going,
Name: Peter Boucher
Location: Manchester, NH
Comments: Mother's maiden name is Surette, Maternal Grandmother's maiden
name was D'Entremont (died at age 100 in Reading, MA on Jan 30, 2005).
Comments: Salve amici da http://www.san-pietroburgo.info
Name: V Dawson
Comments: GOOD WORK
Name: Jim Surette
Comments: researching our genealogy.
Name: Carol Gill (Nee Burridge)
Location: Perth Western Australia
Comments: I am the Great Grand Daughter of Mr Richard Robert Burridge, born at Yarmouth on 29th August 1849 and who settled in Albany Western Australia in 1868. His father's name was Ambrose Burridge. If anyone has any information regarding Burridge's still living in Yarmouth I would be interested in contacting them to help with the Family Tree.
Thank you Carol Gill (Nee Burridge)
Get a job!
Name: Jackie Boudreau
Comments: nice website.............Pretty location, oh course, my home
Name: Jacqueline Boudreau
Comments: Orginally from Wedgeport.....nice website!
Name: Steve Vernon
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Comments: Hi there. I'm looking for some information on a house that was supposed to be haunted. It was on Main Street. Some folks called it The Captain's House, some called it The Widow's Walk, (I'm told). Apparently there was bagpipe music and strange lights involved. I know, I know, sounds like a typical Yarmouth Friday night.
I'd appreciate any info anybody can offer me. I'm a local storyteller,
and I'm looking for a good Yarmouth ghost story. The Churchill house
has been done to death. I heard this one when I was a teenager down
in Yarmouth, but my memory is betraying me.
Webmaster's Comments:Visit Steve's Site: http://users.eastlink.ca/~stevevernonNova Scotia's only professional horror writer.
Name: N. MacLeod
Comments: Trying to locate John MacDonald(ex RCAF) and wife Lois. Last contact 1980. If either still alive, would like address, phone, etc.
Comments: HAPPY NEW YEAR YARMOUTH!!!!!!!WHAT WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF GROWING UP MY GRANDPARENTS WERE BEATRICE AND EDMUND BOUDREAU I WILL SEE ALL THIS SUMMER AUG 2005 CANT WAIT TO SMELL THE SALT AIR WISHING EVERYONE THE BEST ALWAYS!!!!!!!!!
Name: Claire Robertson
Comments: Quelle beau travail!!! Je suis en train d'essayer faire comprendre
à mes élèves l'importance de savoir où il habite.
Ils sont tous des eleves du comté de Yarmouth et ils ont des diffucultés
Comments: I've already signed it but I would like to see who else is
Location: campbell river
Comments: almost as big as as tyee
Name: David Randall Cook
Location: Macclenny, Fl USA
Comments: My great, great, great,great grandfather David Randall
Roberts was born on Roberts Island in the 1840s or 50s. I am researching
the histroy of my family and would a appreciate any information. Great
site. Randy Cook
Name: Angelique J Stokes (Robicheau)
Comments: Hi, first let me say you have a great site! I came across
it while looking for family roots. I am the granddaughter of Hubert
Henry Robicheau and Eileen Thibault (Robicheau) i fear i do not have
a lot to go on but would love to hear from any one who might have known
them. I was told that our family owned the museum there in Yarmouth.
Take care everyone. Angelique Stokes (Robicheau)
Comments: HOME BOY I DONT LAND HERE OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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Name: Jeff Budinski
Comments: Good day;
Name: Murray Lewis
Location: Kings Park, New York
Comments: I'm a police officer here in New york and while reading Michelle
Eddy's essay on wellington, a flood of nostalgia came over me. You see,
I was born in Yarmouth and was raised in wellington. Our house was on the
main rd just across from the Burell rd or the road to Sandford. I went
to a one room school where Erma Watkins taught primer through ninth grade.
I think there were about a dozen of us in total. After the 2nd grade they
bussed us to Hebron. We attended Sunday school in the hall where Gladys
Cann would play the organ.We would float log rafts on Willie Pearce's mill
pond and fish for trout in the stream that flowed from it.It was a Tom
Sawyer, Huck Finn life for me and the Patten boys who were our neighbors
and as Michelle described, the changing seasons brought awe and amazement
to a boy of eight or nine. (Willie, his brother Vernon and their sister
Ethel, were all killed in a tragic accident at the Bluenose terminal in
1973. That was a sad day). I worked on John Jensen's farm in the summer,
stowing hay and milking cows. On saturday night we would go to Yarmouth
to see the movies after which we would go to Toots Hatfield's for candy
and comic books. Occasionally we'd be lucky enough to go to the Bright
Spot for a slab of rappi pie .( I'm the only one in NY who knows what it
is and I still make it as often as possible). My grandparents lived in
Port Maitland and sometimes I would walk up there to spend the weekend
and fish on the wharf with my grandfather. In the fall we would go to the
exhibition at the Yarmouth fair grounds. Chester Watkin's oxen would usually
take first prize in the haul. In 1959, when I was in the sixth grade, my
mother moved us here to NY. After high school I joined the Navy and spent
six years riding submarines. After that I spent seven years driving a truck.
I've been a cop here for the last 24 years and hope to retire in the near
future. I last visited Nova Scotia about five years ago and hope to get
back soon. You may leave there but I promise you, it doesn't leave you.
If any of those old trails still wander the woods to Sunday Lake, follow
them. You will then know the memories of which I speak. God Bless You All!!!
Name: wayne albert
Location: alberta, lethbridge
Comments: love seeing Yarmouth, glad to see there's so much to see on
the internet. beautiful photos. love to see more aerial photos though.
Name: Alan Wilson
Location: Martha's Vineyard
Comments: my great grand parents on my mothers side were:
Alfred Jaquard, Comeau's Hill Eliza (Muise) Jaquard, Little River
Name: Anne V. Williams
Location: Ione, Washington
Comments: This is a wonderful website. I hope the map section is expanded for those of us who are not as familiar with the area as others. I enjoyed my grassroutes tour very much -- I even enjoyed the ads!
Name: Audrey Deveau (Pinkney
Location: Barriere, B.C.
Comments: Very interesting web site...love it
Comments: the islands are the best in the summer laying on the beaches
in the sun
Comments: Complimenti da noi blogger http://www.blog-buster.net
Name: Phyllis A. Duffy
Location: Haverhill, MA
Comments: Great fotos of Isle Madame! I had the pleasure of visiting the island in the summer of 2003 seeking my Acadian roots. My maternal great grandmother was from Arichat and I felt lured to Isle Madame because of that newly discovered link and also because it was love at first sight when I spotted it on a map. Great site! Learned about it from listserv.
Name: JACOB BRIGHT
Location: MONROVIA, LIBERIA
Comments: hey guys i like that iam a true african you know liberia?cool
come along lets talk.
Comments: The picture you have is not Plymouth,
Name: Conrad Theriault
Location: Grimsby Ontario
Comments: Always great to see pictures of home you make me home sick,great
Name: Shirley Smith
Comments: Maiden name Surette... dad (Harry) from Nova Scotia
Name: Carlene MacDonald
Location: Mink Lake, Carleton
Comments: I would like to be added to your list of business in Carleton.
Water Wood Bed & Breakfast. Route 203 on Mink Lake. See
my web site www.waterwoodcanada.com.
Name: dick thibeau
Location: halifax/poulamon in summer
Comments: great photos. must have been a lot of work.
Name: Doreen Wilson
Comments: We have only been here for two years and love it. The people
are friendly and helpful. The fishing is great and the berry picking is
super. There is always something going on so you really don't get bored
and if you do it's because you aren't looking for in the right places.
Name: marsha langford
Location: weymouth falls
Comments: i was glad to find your site and read up on it it was nice
Location: amherst.nova scotia
I did get in touch with a long lost second cousin from New York through your guest book just this week. I do enjoy reading it and check on its new entries while here in Mexico every few days.
Thank you for your site and may God Bless you
Name: lisa jorche
Comments: hi evrey one Im just woundring if any franch town in yarmouth
Name: Bob Martell
Location: Naples Florida
Comments: Great Pictures!
Name: leon williams
Location: digby county
E-Mail: not available
Comments: was brought up on this island
Name: Pam Cotreau Brock
Location: Pensacola Fl
Comments: Beginning research on father's family. Have the following:
Name: charlie&bernadette hearn
E-Mail: charlie email@example.com
Comments: real nice ,sent it to my sisterin new brunswick she loved
it hadn't seen some of the places for years
Comments: Great place,good people
Comments: I also received this email, however the pictures were blank
but the description was there. I was interested enough to go to Google
to look for the pictures and happened upon your website. It is Feb.27th
2005 and the email is still making the rounds, incorrectly.
Name: Teddy Poirier
Comments: nice web site see you next trip home
Name: koko harlow
Comments: absolutely crap!
Name: Randy Doucet
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Location: Dedham, MA
Comments: Great to learn so much about Nova Scotia, villages.
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