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Hemmingford Archives  (June 2010) The Hemmingford Archives now has charitable status. Donations of eligible goods, services, or cash qualify for a receipt for tax purposes. Donations are essential for the continued work of the Archives. We have hired a summer student from the University of Montreal who is studying to…

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The Cyclone of 1805

From the Archives – Mary Anne Ducharme  (April 2010) Andrew Gentles neighbours, James Gilfillan and Oliver Hubble were clearing land for Nicolas Sweet when Nicolas noticed a funnel cloud in the northwest; it was mowing down trees in a roaring swath and the men scrambled for Gentles shanty. In the…

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Archives in Motion

Become a friend of the Archives  (February 2010) Since 1992 Betty McKay MacKenzie has pursued a passion that started with family genealogy and ended with the history of an entire community. Not many people are aware of the extent of the resulting collection in the Archives Room of the Municipal…

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