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Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough
Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough Counties

Highland Games
Canada Post Corporation, 1997. Reproduced with permission.
Each summer, the Town of Antigonish hosts the Highland Games.


Royal William
Canada Post Corporation, 1933. Reproduced with permission.
In 1838, the Royal William, built in Quebec, was the first ocean-going steamship
to cross the Atlantic from Pictou, Nova Scotia to Gravesend, England.


Scottish Settlers & Hector
Canada Post Corporation, 1973. Reproduced with permission.
In 1773, 200 Scottish settlers arrived in Pictou on the ship Hector.
Today, the Hector Heritage Quay in Pictou marks the journey.


Father Moses Coady
Canada Post Corporation, 2000. Reproduced with permission.
Dr. Rev. Moses M. Coady (1882-1959) was the founder of the Antigonish Movement which promoted co-operative development and continuing learning in rural communities.

 


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