Welcome to the Fair: The Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition through the years

A new exhibit at the McCulloch Centre explores the history of the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition and showcases the community that helped make the event a success. Entitled “Welcome to the Fair: The Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition Through the Years,” the exhibit presents objects, stories and images of the past exhibitions. Displays dedicated to horses, cattle, poultry,...

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Sharing cultures and more

Trevor Sanipass is happy to to share his heritage and culture with whomever he can, and he did just that on Sunday at the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre to help the centre celebrate Mi’kmaq Heritage Month. Sanipass, originally from from Eskasoni, travels widely giving cultural presentations about the Mi’kmaq and the traditions that...

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Tartan Day events slated for Sunday

NEW GLASGOW — Tartan Day will be observed on Sunday with several events planned. The St. Andrew’s Society of Pictou County is supporting a gathering on Sunday that is being hosted by the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre in Pictou. “I’m very proud to be part of this,” said society president Heather Tulloch, who...

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Ship Hector project tracks descendants of passengers

PICTOU — A web site has been officially launched to help people trace their connection to passengers who came to Pictou on the Ship Hector. Nearly 30 people attended the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre as Brenda Hutchinson shared a video presentation of the Ship Hector Descendant Project on September 15, the 244th anniversary...

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