GUESTBOOK LOG REPORT #71
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Update Sept 5, 2003
Name: FRED & GINI HODSDON
Location: BANGOR MAINE
Location: Chicopee, MA
Name: Don Murphy
Location: Springfield MA 01129
Comments: trying to trace ann marie roberts (maiden name) used to live
in cardiff, mothers name mary jane roberts nee fursey, did you go to school
with her or do you know her.
Name: Stephen Phillips
Comments: I plan to visit this September.
Name: Amanda Robichaud
Location: Burlington, Onatrio
Name: Rose Blanchard
Location: Belleville North
Comments: I'm looking for info on Muds Island around the
Tusket Islands Looking for the history. Very interested in the other surronding
Islands also If anyone has info please let me know by e-mail. It would
be appreciated. Thank You. Very nice site. Keep up the good work.
Name: Urko Wood
Location: Columbus Ohio
Comments: As part of the Ardnamurchan Club family with property in Argle,
I have always been fond of the greater Yarmouth area, my second home away
Comments: Good evening: Just a quick message to say Thanks for putting
together such a helpful site. We are so impressed with your area and the
amazing price of Real Estate. You folks have an amazing natural resource
that has been untapped - beautiful landscape and ocean views combined with
very reasonable real estate prices. The future can be bright!
Name: Joanne Britner
Location: Springfield Massachusetts
Comments: Nice website.
Comments: New site for Lake Doucette Motorspeedway
Name: Eric Umstead
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Comments: My son & I returned from a trip to Yarmouth where I met
a woman whom I've never met & whom I haven't heard from up until November,
2002. It all began in July, 1970 when my father, mother and I took a N.Y.
Daily News boat trip to pick up newsprint. We departed from New York City
going to Bay Comeau, Canada & the trip took 3 days for us to get there.
Prior to leaving, I typted out 3 letters, all identical, with my name,
address, where we departed from, where we were going, numbered each letter
1, 2, & 3 asking that if anyone found that bottle (with my note inside)
to please contact me. I threw one bottle out into the Atlantic each day.
Just downloaded the picture of the lighthouse for my wallpaper. It will be nice to turn on my computer and see a picture of Yarmouth although it will make me homesick.
My compliments on such a nice site.
Seeing that Cooks Dairy advetisement has my mouth watering for a glass of their chocolate milk.
Always a Yarmouthian
Name: Jim Verpoten
Location: Buffalo, New York
Comments: Will be spending most of September getting to know the villages.
Name: Doug Surette
Location: Hopedale, MA, USA
Comments: My family is from this area (Lower West Pubnico) and I am
fascinated with the history of this island.
Name: tom gaffey
Location: west hartford, connecticut USA
Comments: My wife and I are looking for a retirement home or property
to build on.
Name: marcel deveau
Name: henri m surette
Location: boca grande fl.
Comments: surette island is very nice
E-Mail: nope / cant
Comments: nice town = to much fog though lol
Name: Patty (Lennox) Fournier
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Comments: My fantasy would be to retire and move to Argyle, the roots
of my paternal ancestors. I am the great-grandaughter of Elizabeth
Hamilton, and the granddaughter of Myron and Lilah Lennox, daughter of
Charles Myron Lennox. I have been traveling to Yarmouth and Argyle
since I was a small child and I love it. Still have extended family
there and visit occassionally. I love the simpler lifestyle and the
scenery is undescribable. Lighthouses are my passion.
Name: Claire Reynolds
Location: Boston and Blanche, NS
Comments: Do you know the name and number of the airline that flies between Halifax and Yarmouth. Thanks !!!!
Name: Eric Umstead
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Comments: My son & I returned from our first trip to Yarmouth in
August, 2003 where I met a woman whom I've never met before and whom I
haven't heard from up until November, 2002. It all began in July, 1970
when my father, mother & I took a N.Y. Daily News boat trip to pick
up newsprint. We departed New York City going to Bay Comeau, Canada &
the trip took 3 days for us to get there. Prior to leaving, I typted out
3 letters, all identical, with my name, address, where we departed from,
where we were going, numbered each letter 1, 2, & 3 and asked that
if anybody found one of my bottles (with my note inside) to please contact
me. I threw one bottle out into the Atlantic each day. In October, 1970
I received a letter back from an 11-year-old girl in Nova Scotia saying
that she had found my #2 bottle while digging for clams (I was 15-years-old).
Edith LeBlanc (her childhood name) and I wrote back & forth for 3 years
as penpals until I graduated from high school. I went to college and Edith
& I lost contact with each other.
Comments: I DON COME
Comments: i don deyyyy here ooooooooooooo
Name: Richard R Moses
Location: MEADOW LAKE, SASK.
Comments: Had a wonderful time at Andrew's family reunion held at Greig
Lake north of Meadow lake. Annie Ellen LeBoeuf nee Andrews dtr of
Fred and Annie Andrews (Bullerwell) is only living dtr of F & A.
We are gr.gr x5 grandchildren of Samual Andrew who settled in Raynartton
after being a major in the war of independance (Loyalist). Had toasts,
historical skit, battle cry and generally a great time enjoying family
members and reliving our great family history on mom's Andrew side.
Name: Patricia & Harry Larrabee Sr
Location: Ellsworth, Maine (USA)
Comments: Both my wife and I enjoy Yarmouth very much. We attempt
to two trips per year, onece in June and another in August.
Take the "Cat" from Bar Harbor Maine on friday mornings, leave Yarmouth
on sunday afternoons. Gives us a chance to get away for the weekend,
"Veg out" as my wife likes to call it, enjoy Yarmouth and it's people.
Stay at the Rodd Colony Motel just a hop, skip and jump away from the ferry
terminal. Wife enjoys the shops on Main Street, also enjoy the local
musuems, just an outstanding place to kick back and relax!!!!
Name: chi don
Comments: guymen keep offooooooooooooooooooooooo
Name: Wendy Thibeau (Crosby)
Name: Irene Gardner
Location: West bath, ME. USA
Comments: I expect to visit Yarmouth next month and having never
been there, was interested in knowing something about it.
Comments: This is a fantastic site. All of us from dear ole Yarmouth
who would like to have a peek into the ole days have found the right connection.
GJ you are as remarkable as ever.
Name: Harv Churchill
Location: Fontana, California
Comments: Born and raised, many fond memories, a great place to grow
Name: Arthur Berry
E-Mail: easygoing44@ hotmail .co
Comments: Was in Yarmouth for a family BBQ from july 29 til Aug 4, while
there I visited Fr Ellis,The man has been there for me over the years,
it was a nice visit, As i was waling along main street I stopped and talked
to My old School teacher Miss Allen, we had a nice chat, The water front
sure looking good these days The sad part of my visit was wishing Fr Mel
all the best of luck on his new job, He will be well miss, No matter where
I go or where where I visit , Yarmouth will all be my home. Like to here
from old friend and family firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: london ontario
Comments: my family is the doucette,s from yarmouth quinan area and
tusket,my father was paul doucette and my grandfather was adolph recently
deceased keep up the good work
Comments: I'm just exploring...I've wanted to go to Nova Scotia ever
since I was a child growing up in Southern Florida. I hope to make
Name: Dorothy Sloane
Location: Rochester, New York USA
Comments: Three years ago my husband and I took the CAT over to Yarmouth
for a vacation. On the day we were to leave to come home, my husband
had a heart attack. He suffered very little damage to his heart and
was feeling well, but had to stay in the hospital for one week in Yarmouth.
I stayed in our hotel. I had plenty of time to explore the Yarmouth
area and found it beautiful. I felt that I was in another world, calmer
and more down to earth than where I live. I loved it. I found the
people very friendly and helpful to me. One experience I will never
forget is a day I spent alone at Cape Forchu. I took many pictures
of the lighthouse and the rocks (the lighthouse was under construction).
The area was very calming and "therapeutic" as I was worried about my husband
and a little lonely staying in a hotel. When we arrived home I couldn't
wait to get my black and white film developed. I was upset when the
processor ruined the film and I had no pictures to remind me of this special
place. I know that someday we will come back, but I would like to
find a reminder such as a model lighthouse, some pictures, etc. If
you could e-mail me with a site that I could order something, or an address
of the lighthouse gift shop I would appreciate it.
Webmaster Comment: I have taken pictures
of that area over the summer and hope to get them up within the next few
Comments: i miss it there very much
Comments: I have lot's of relatives in West-Pubnico or Pubnico-Ouest
(it's the name in french). But they dont refer to the villages as 'the
pubnicos' the just call it 'Pubnico' or 'Pubnico-Ouest'. Bellive me it's
Comments: Great site! I am thinking about moving there. Thank You.
Comments: The web site for Yarmough is awesome. A special bravo
and thank you to Leotra Jarvis & Vanessa Fells for their magnificent
site on Black Culture in Yarmouth. I am planning a first visit to
Nova Scotia this September. There is so much rich history in this
area, I can't waite to explore the home of my ancestors!
Name: donna haymans
Location: kingston ontario canada
Comments: Iam from Shore Beach yarmouth Co, I was down this summer
to see family and friends , I move up to ontario 37 years ago . but Nova
Scotia still my home ,
Comments: I was born in Yarmouth ,i get back home 2 time a year, I guess
I just stay away ,I still have family and friends in Yarmouth ,,I have
been up to Ontario for 37 years YES I miss my home town !
Location: Utrecht, Holland
Comments: Lovcely to see so much informtaion on Yarmouth. Any email
list welcome ...
Location: Utrecht, Holland
Great site, good comprehensive site. How about a section on employment
Name: Linda Roden/pindy
Location: Burlington, WI USA
Comments: We're going to be taking the Cat ferry from Bar Harbor to
Yarmouth on 9/15/03 and I was just doing a little research into Yarmouth.
We're very anxious to visit your beautiful province! Wish we had
Name: GORD BURRELL
Location: BRAMPTON ONT
Comments: I Recently visited your town, great town, great visit.
Name: Holly Clarke
Location: Yarmouth of course
Comments: Great site, I love living in good old Yarmouth :)
Name: Chris & Cathy Jo Carrier
Location: Fredericto, NB
Comments: We are travelling to Kemptville in Oct 2003
for a wedding and just wanted to get some information on places to stay,
see and visit.
Location: Toronto, ON
Comments: Makes me want to go home....
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