The History of Long and Brier Islands

RODNEY’S WISH

RODNEY’S WISH

Rodney’s Wish I was the 31st Wish for “We Are Young Association” Me (About 6-7 years old) After nearly 70 years of wondering and wishing what it would look like hovering in a helicopter over the city of Halifax a dream or wish has come. I have learned in life if you...

Misc. Information

Misc. Information

Lieut.-Governor Visits Islands: Digby Courier July 31, 1969 Start of Garbage Collection: Digby Courier June 1970 When our orchards were started: Digby Courier May 17, 1895 First Book Mobile: Digby Courier May 14, 1970 The Belle of the Bays Astronomy Digby Weekly...

First Lobster License

First Lobster License

The first Lobster License was issued in Feb. 1892. Anyone fishing lobster traps will need a license. The cost is .01 cent per trap. Each boat and buoy or other apparatus shall be stamped or branded as in the license. A fine of $20.00 for not having a license.

Factory Bog at Tiddville

Factory Bog at Tiddville

The reason I included this item is other Islanders must remember this factory and want to know more about it. I remember as a youngster traveling on Digby Neck passing by a large factory at Tiddville. Everyone called it the powder plant. The Digby Neck road took a...