Christmas concerts involved entire community

Hilton A. McCully taught in the Pictou Island School 1944-46. The teacher, students and other islanders would participate in making up a program that was to be presented at the annual Christmas concert. Islanders would partake in helping to put on a real hilarious show every year. Most of the material used in the skits...

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Pictou Islanders and religion …

Religion had always been an important part in the lives of Pictou Islanders. The first settlers in 1814 honoured the Sabbath in their homes. In the middle 1850s, the Islanders built their first school. Religious services were then held in this structure along with Sunday school. There were approximately 30families on Pictou Island in 1909....

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