Digging in the dirt

STELLARTON — As I stared out across the grassy, sun-drenched plain, I knew this was going to be the day. The day that I rescued from the clutches of history some buried treasures by using my latent skills as an archaeologist. After all, I took an online archaeology course one time; that’s got to make...

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Digging history

STELLARTON — Some Pictou County residents got to live out childhood dreams of being an archaeologist and digging up history on Saturday as the Museum of Industry hosted an archaeological dig at the site of the old foundry that once stood beside the current Albion Trail beside the museum. The project was the second dig in...

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Museum looking for help …

The Army Museum Halifax Citadel recently came to have a copy of a certain photograph of four young ladies known as “Victory Stamp Girls” on Agricola Street in Halifax. They were told one of the women worked at “Foodland” in 1941 / 1942 and sold Victory Stamps. In the photograph, the womenare wearing dark-coloured pinafores...

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