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Then & Now - The Blule Mountains
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Thornbury local Marjorie Bell

 

Thornbury local Marjorie Bell speaking of her father Jimmy Bell and his life as a Blacksmith. 


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June Abbotts, Miss Beaver Valley 1946

June Abbotts speaking about her experience becoming Miss Beaver Valley in 1946.


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Mrs. Gibson and the Craigleith Station

Mrs. Helen Speck Gibson, visiting the Craigleith Heritage Depot, August 13th 2016 to relive her birth place. Mrs. Gibson was born in the Craigleith Station February 23, 1922. Her father, Alan Speck was the station master. Here is her interview, accompanied by her son Douglas Gibson. Interviewer is Robert Buchanan.


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Robert Buchanan

Robert Buchanan tells us about his great grandmother, Mary Buchanan (Mrs. Walter Buchanan). Farmer, poet and women's rights leader Mrs. Buchanan was a determined hard worker who shared her practices and creativity through her actions and writing. Mrs. Buchanan's book "Country Breeze from Breezy Brae" is available for seeing at the Craigleith Heritage Depot. 


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