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(Kingston, NS). Echoes Across The Valley : A History of Kingston and its Neighbours Vols. 1-2. (Hantsport, Nova Scotia / Kingston, Nova Scotia : Lancelot Press / T & S Office Essentials Printing, 2001). Second Printing. Pp. (2),3-269,(1); (2),3-311,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, blue decorated card covers, white titles to front and spine. Contents: VOLUME I: 1. The Early Days: ThePioneers, The People, The MicMacs, Very Plentiful with Furs, Fur Trade in Early Nova Scotia, A Friend & Missionary to the MicMacs (Rev. Silas T. Rand), The Forests, Forest Taking Settlements Fading, The Acadians, The New England Planters, The Loyalists, The Settlers, Kingston 1782, How People Livedin the 1800s and Early 1900s in Melvern Square, More Recent History, Recre ation, The Community Hall. 2. Transportation: The Development of Transportation, The Fundy Tides, Bridges and Ferries and Fords are Part of Local History, Roads, Stage Coaches, The Pony Express, The Despatch Riders, AnnapolisValley Railways, Air Travel, Bus Lines. 3. Education: The Struggle for Fre e Schools i Nova Scotia, Schools in Wilmot Township 1824, The Birth of the School District, Report on Grammar Schools in Operation in Annapolis County1851-56, History of West Kings High School, Kingston Schools, Consolidatio n of Elementary Schools, Bloomfield School Section No. 76, Parent Teacher Association, Schools (Adjoining Communities), North Kingston, Kingston Village School (now Greenwood Village), Tremont School, Melvern Square Schools. 4. Churches: All Saints Anglican Church 1959-88, St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Kingston United Church, Melvern Square United Church (Methodist) 1892-1943, Presbyterian (Covenanter) Church Melvern Square, On a Walk through Old Tremont Cemetery and Church, History of the Melvern Square United Baptist Church, The Kingston United Baptist Church, Wilmot United Baptist Church, Fellowship Baptist Church Melvern Square, The Independent Baptist Movement 1930-90, The History of the Calvary Baptist Church (IND) Meadowvale Ann. Co., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Trinity Pentecostal Church, The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter Day Saints, The History of the Pines,The Plains Baptist Church. 5. Agriculture: The Local Fruit Growing Industr y, Dairy Farming, The Meat Industry in the Kingston Area, Greenhouses in Kingston, Kingston Cooperative. 6. Lumbering: Contribution of S.S. Stevens tothe Community of Kingston in Lumbering, E.R. McMaster & Sons Ltd., The Nor th Kingston Co. Ltd. VOLUME II: 7. Early & Present Day Business: The Valley Creamery Ltd., The Grist Mill, Brickworks, Condensed Milk Factory, Blacksmiths, Kingston Remembering (Mr Guy Tupper, Mr Wally Foster, Alfred Oakes, Bill Borden, Mr Clayton Pierce, Other Blacksmith Shops), Evaporators, Barber Shops, Contribution of Lester and Mabelle Stevens to the Community of Kingston, Insurance Brokers, Garages, Stevens Flowers 1961-91, Kingston Plaza,Greenwood Mall, K-Mart Mall, DeCoste Manufacturing (Kitchens) Ltd., K.C. M arshall Clothing Ltd., Roy Hiltz Excavating Ltd. 8. Public Utilities: Power, Telephones in Kingston, Sewer, Province's Finest Post Office Opens to Serve Kingston District. 9. Municipal and Local Government: Municipal Government, The Government of the Village of Kingston, The Greenwood Village Commission. 10. Kingston & District Fire Department: A Brief History, A Fire Department Begins, Men and Equipment, Territory, The Fire Commission, Fundraising, Equipment Purchases, The Mall Fire, Mutual Aid, Firsts & Lasts, Favourite Expressions, Medals, Stories Repeated, The Future. 11. RCMP: History of Kingston Detachment, Members & Ex-Members Ever Posted at Kingston Detachment. 12. Groups and Organizations: History--Argus Lodge #133 1962-81, Markland Lodge #99 AF & AM, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Evangeline Rebekah Lodge 32, Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, Kingston Lions Club, Kinsmen Club of Mid-Annapolis Valley, Independent Order of Foresters (IOF), Kingston Legion Branch 98, Kingston & District Board of Trade, Choirs & Bands, Apple Blossom Festival, Show Us Yer Bloomers (poem), Kingston Steer Barbecue, Kingston & District Branch of the Red Cross, Development of West Kings Fair 1937-92, Opening Gates (poem), Down on the Farm (poem). 13. Adjoining Communities. 14. Human Interest Stories: Echoes of the Past, Furber Marshall,The Violin Maker of Kingston, Charles Robert Bruce, Gifford Harding Oakes, Stronach Park, Daniel Outhit, Kingston Man has Unique and Interesting Hobb y, George Balcom, J. Frank Reagh-Guilford Baker House, Ernest Howard Armstrong, Thirty-Five Years Repairing Jewellery, Christmas at Ella Armstrong's House, Avid Fan, The Orchards of the Valley (poem), Forgotten Cemeteries, Armstrongs Reunite in Nictaux, Simons Community-Minded, Kingston & District Fire Commission Recognition, Village Presents Certificate, Melvern Square toLose Store After 100 Years of Service, Base Meteorology Man Retires, Long Time Educator Retires, An Incident at South Farmington, Postmaster Retires,Red Cross Recognition, Take Another Look. 15. Century Homes: Various Centu ry Homes pictured. 16. Hotels & Restaurants. 17. Hospitals: History of the Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Western Kings Memorial Hospital. 18. Recreation& Parks: Centennial Park Kingston 1967, Early History of Paragon Golf & Co untry Club, Kingston Recreation Centre, Tennis Courts, Curling, Holiday Haven Camping Ground, Kingston Lawn Bowling Club. Very good. For the set. 35.00
Title: Echoes Across The Valley : A History of Kingston and its Neighbours. TWO VOLUMES. Second Printings.
Publisher: Lancelot Press / T&S Office Essentials Printing, Hantsport and Kingston, 2001, ISBN:0889995648:
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