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Katie Belle masting ceremony celebrates Parrsboro’s historic Age of Sail

About 150 people gathered at the Fundy Geological Museum (FGM) today to celebrate the masting of the schooner Katie Belle. “It is a joyful day for Parrsboro,” said Karen Dickinson, Chair of the FGM Board as she turned to cousins … Continue reading

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Marine library named in honour of Parrsboro historian Conrad Byers

The Ottawa House Museum has named its research library after Parrsboro’s much-loved local historian. The Conrad Byers Marine Library was officially opened yesterday at the museum. During a special ceremony, Harriet McCready Chair of the Parrsborough Shore Historical Society, described … Continue reading

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Conrad Byers tells stories of the sea

Parrsboro historian Conrad Byers told tales about the legendary Parrsboro sea captains, Randall and Durant during his talk on Wednesday, May 27 at Main & Station. You can hear those sea stories too in this five minute report.  

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