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Parrsboro holds ceremony to honour the Queen’s long reign

About 50 people gathered at noon today in the newly-renovated Ottawa House Museum to honour the Queen as Canada’s longest-reigning monarch. The 17-minute ceremony was organized by the Monarchist League of Canada to mark the day when the Queen surpasses … Continue reading

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Ancient Tupper tree will be on display at Ottawa House Museum

One hundred and seventy-eight years after it first took root at Acadia University in Wolfville, the Tupper tree, or at least parts of it, came to the Ottawa House near Parrsboro today. The ancient elm was originally planted by Sir … Continue reading

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Sir Charles Tupper was a politician who thought like a doctor

Sir Charles Tupper may have served many years as a prominent Canadian politician, but according to his biographers, Janet and Jock Murray, he thought and acted more like a doctor. “Tupper, we argued in our book, wasn’t really a politician, … Continue reading

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