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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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Playful paintings of Eldon and his Rock Shop

Parrsboro’s Eldon George and his much-loved Rock Shop on Whitehall Rd. appear in two new paintings by the celebrated Nova Scotia artist Tom Forrestall. One, depicting a young-looking Eldon George, shows him holding a pewter medallion of the tiny bird-like … Continue reading

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Eldon George sells Rock Shop business; Parrsboro museum plans exhibit to honour him

Eldon George says he’s happy the Cumberland Geological Society has bought his business, the legendary Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop and Museum that he ran for 67 years. “I feel good because I’m getting too old to carry it on,” … Continue reading

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