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Blacksmith Making an Axe
Blacksmith Making an Axe
This is a picture of a blacksmith eyeing an axe handle to make sure it was straight.
Blessing of the Boats
Blessing of the Boats
The blessing of the boats is an annual tradition that has been carried on for many years. Every May on opening day of the lobster fishing season, the Priest says a prayer for a safe fishing season and blesses the boats. This picture was taken in North Rustico.
Blessing of the Boats in Oyster Bed Bridge
Blessing of the Boats in Oyster Bed Bridge
Blessing of the boats in Oyster Bed Bridge. The wharf that the fishermen used is no longer there.
Blessing of the Boats in Oyster Bed Bridge 2
Blessing of the Boats in Oyster Bed Bridge 2
Blessing of the boats in Oyster Bed Bridge.
Boarding at the Convent
Boarding at the Convent
This write-up describes a day in the life of a boarder at the convent in Rustico.
Bobby, Barry and Eric Doucette
Bobby, Barry and Eric Doucette
Bobby; Barry and Eric Doucette.
Bonnie
Bonnie
Bonnie
Butter churn
Butter churn
Typical butter churn that was used on farms to make fresh butter.
Cavendish United Church
Cavendish United Church
Cavendish United Church
Cecile and Yvonne Buote
Cecile and Yvonne Buote
Cecile and Yvonne Buote
Cecily Gallant
Cecily Gallant
Cecily Gallant at her home in North Rustico in 2011.
Cecily Gallant - Interview
Cecily Gallant - Interview
This is a summary of the interview Shawn Gallant did with his grandmother, Cecily Gallant.

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