October 6, 2019

White Head Island

White Head Island (Île Rouge) “L’Île Rouge” (White Head Island) is well-known in our corner of the county. It is an island that is located a […]
October 6, 2019

Two Mysterious Drownings

Two Mysterious Drownings On 20 February 1895, two young men from the village of West Pubnico, Anselme T. d’Entremont and his brother-in-law Jean Elizée d’Entremont, decided […]
October 6, 2019

To Plant in the Moon

To Plant in the Moon Old Mathurin à François d’Entremont was a man born before his time. He would read a lot of newspapers and would […]
October 6, 2019

The Story of Sainte-Anne-du-Ruisseau

The Story of Sainte-Anne-du-Ruisseau (Part of an article that appeared in Le Petit Courrier on 8 August 1980 during the third acadian Festival of Sainte-Anne-du-Ruisseau) Last […]
October 5, 2019

The Soldiers Return

The Soldiers Return (World War I) On the evening of Saturday, 11 November 1918, all the houses in West Pubnico were fully illuminated. At the beginning […]
October 5, 2019

The Rosary

The Rosary In the Acadian language, people use the word “chapelet” (French) rather than “rosary” to indicate the series of Hail Marys that a person recites […]
October 5, 2019

The “Moff” or Bertrand Family

The “Moff” or Bertrand Family In the September 1985 Bulletin of the La société historique de Pubnico-Ouest, Father Clarence d’Entremont writes about several Frenchmen who, from […]
October 5, 2019

The Lake Road

The Lake Road (Le Chemin du Lac) (Please note that “Chemin du Lac” means the region through which runs the road as well as the road […]
October 5, 2019

The Bourgeois Home

The Bourgeois Home In the southern part of the village of West Pubnico, a little to the west of Etienne à Mandé d’Entremont’s house, one still […]
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