by Amery Boyer Remember the line from Daphne DuMaurier, “last night I dreamt I returned to Manderley again”? Yesterday I returned to Cumberland, the little town where I was born. With me were my three sisters, Christine, Marguerite and Claire. We went to see the Museum and to discover and rediscover bits of our collective past. We all remembered the old Watson’s Garage, argued about whether or not we all
By Dorothy Smith Crime certainly existed in rural places and I have read about it in the newspaper. My cousin (Mary Wilkie)’s aunts were the two McGonigle children murdered in Cumberland Village in 1890 (but here we have a divide as the anglophone community was instantly certain Larocque was the murderer and the francophone community was equally sure the anglos were so sure because he was French-speaking and Catholic). The
par Gilles Chartrand Comme pour les années antérieures, notre Kiosque continue d’attirer BEAUCOUP de monde. Cette année, j’estime le nombre de visiteurs durant les 4 jours de la Foire, du 8 au 11 août 2019 à environ 500 à 700 .Cette année le thème était « The 1800’s Land Surveyors’ challenges in the Cumberland Township ». Le Kiosque CTHS a bénéficié de la présence d’un grand nombre de bénévoles à
In the book Bygone Lochaber, Somerled MacMillan wrote: “The old mill wheel at Inveruiskavouline is now silent and the offspring of those who labored there are scattered throughout North America. Perhaps, one day, some of them will return to the home of their ancestors.” Which we did, 215 years later, the descendants of John Cameron of Inveruiskavulin on his Scottish homestead.