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Item 2017-03-16-07 - Scotch Settlement Auld Kirk to Become a Museum?

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CA BWGPL LHC-Scot-2017-03-16-07

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Scotch Settlement Auld Kirk to Become a Museum?

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  • 1958-08-27 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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"The deluge of rain on Sunday did not deter the descendants of the sturdy Scotch Settlement pioneers from attending the unveiling ceremonies at the Auld Kirk cemetery. A remarkably large crowd, considering weather conditions, was in attendance, and with the speakers sheltered by a large covered truck, and the audience huddled under umbrellas, the program, as arranged was conducted with as much detail as though the sun had shone... Dr. Wilfred Jury, representing the Archaeological and Historic Sites Board, in addressing the gathering, made a suggestion which is likely to make the occasion one which will be followed by further tangible evidence that the residents of the Scotch Settlement, both past and present, and of this district, are keenly interested in preserving records and articles of historic interest for the benefit of this and future generations." ...

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Bradford Witness
August 27, 1958
Vol. 93, No. 35
Pg 1
Microfilm Reel #81

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