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Somerset Festival Awards
Somerset Festival Awards
Awards given out during the 1985 Somerset Festival. Citizen of the year Betty Smith is presented with her award from 1984’s recipient Arnold Johnston. The first Miss Somerset Jennifer Carins.
Somerset Festival Brochure
Somerset Festival Brochure
A brochure about the Somerset Festival describing how the festival got its name and a brief history of the community.
Somerset Festival Pamphlet
Somerset Festival Pamphlet
A pamphlet with list of events for the 1995 Somerset Festival.
Somerset Gr.3 1990-91
Somerset Gr.3 1990-91
Somerset Elementary School Grade 3 class of 1990-91. Left to Right: Top Row: Elaine Smith, Teacher; Carol Jeffery, Jonathan Dawson, Jilian McKenna, Tom Warren, Lesley McCarvill, Calvin Baglole. 2nd Row: Appolo Bradshaw, Rhonda Green, Chris Martin, Tara Hughes. 3rf Row: Alexandra Drummond, Lincoln Reeves, Emily McIver, Bradley McCarville, Kristy Flood, Greg Perry, Jennifer Smith. Bottom Row: Maryln Bowness, Ryan Hammill, Nicolle Doucette, Jeff Warren, Sarah Stetson, Chris Arsenault, Amanda Parsons.
St.Stanislaus Convent Anniversary Party
St.Stanislaus Convent Anniversary Party
The Sisters of St. Martha celebrate the 60th anniversary of the St.Stanislaus convent in kinkora.
Supporting Our Athletes
Supporting Our Athletes
Suzie Smith from kinkora was the only PEI athlete selected for Team Canada in the 2003 Special Olympics in Ireland. Her specialty is swimming and trained in both Charlottetown and Summerside. The community of kinkora had a welcome home party for her as a way to show support.
Switchboard
Switchboard
Calls in kinkora area were directed by switchboard operator Margaret Morris out of her house. Swithboard operators connected every call by inserting a pair of phone plugs into the correct jacks. Long distance calls required the assistance of the operator and the central office to complete a call.
Teaching Class
Teaching Class
Sr. M. Alexander of Sisters of Saint Martha, part of the Saint Stanislaus convent in kinkora, teaches class. Unidentified girl.
The 2nd Newton School
The 2nd Newton School
There were three schools built in Newton. The first was built in 1865 and used until a larger building, the one seen here, was constructed in 1895. This school was used until 1954 when they moved into a new building. The third school was open until 1976 when it closed due to school consolidation.
The Class of 1946 Reunites
The Class of 1946 Reunites
The class of 1946 pose for a picture outside the former Saint Stanislaus convent where they went to high school. Taken 2006 Front: Sister Rose O’Hanley C.S.M., Joe (Louis) Shreenan, Doris (Cash) Moynagh, Middle: Sister Mary Smith C.S.M., Thelma (MacPhee) Hryhor, Miriam (Lawless) Moris, Peggy (O’Hanley) Rossiter, Rosalie (Quinn) Hughes, Back: Sister (Mary Peter) Bernice Cullen C.S.M., Helen (Muttart) Connolly, Aletha (Graham) Larson, Sister (Nora) Elizabeth Trainor S.C., Patricia (Johnston) Sherry, Marie (Kelley) Adams.
The First Kinkora Fire Hall
The First Kinkora Fire Hall
The kinkora Fire Department was started by a group of volunteers in 1957. They used the building shown here first Fire Hall and a converted truck as the first pumper. The building still stands today and is used as the local service station bottle exchange and storage shed.
The History of Kinkora High School
The History of Kinkora High School
The thesis of Sister Miriam Eugene, C.S.M. presented to the Faculty of Arts of St. .Dunstan’s University through the Educational Department. This was a requirement for her Bachelor of Education Degree. The paper gives a brief history of Kinkora and then focuses on the history of education in the area.

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