The Louisbourg Fire Department – by William A. O’Shea

The History of the Louisbourg Fire Department was written by William A. O’Shea (Bill O’Shea) and published on June 18th, 1995 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of an organized fire fighting group the the (former) Town of Louisbourg.

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The writer:

William A. O’Shea was a researcher, historian, and manager for Parks Canada / Heritage Canada. His professional life was dedicated to learning more about and teaching Canada about the history of our country. One of his personal passions has always been to learn more about local histories and share them with the broader community. He was a founding member of the Louisbourg Heritage Society, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Louisbourg (Nova Scotia) and wrote many books and articles about the town of Louisbourg and the surrounding area. He called Louisbourg home for more than 30 years. Until his passing on October 14th, 2019, he resided in Cornwall, Ontario near his home town of Long Sault, Ontario. 

William A. O’Shea (Bill O’Shea) – historian, writer, researcher

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