Louisbourg in 1900 – 100 years ago – Irving Gas Station – by Bill O’Shea (2000)

LOUISBOURG HERITAGE NOTES IN THE LOUISBOURG SEAGULL Extracted from © The Seagull Louisbourg Heritage Notes "January 2000" Louisbourg in 1900 - 100 years ago. The big Louisbourg event for the summer of 1900 was a visit by the Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. He came to the fortress site to address the annual picnic of the... Continue Reading →

Prince Michael of Kent Visits the Fortress of Louisbourg

On February 24th, 1984, Prince Michael of Kent toured the Fortress of Louisbourg, with Bill O’Shea as his guide.  Prince Michael of Kent is a member of the British Royal Family and the younger brother of Prince Edwards, the Duke of Kent.  He visited Canada in 1984 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first... Continue Reading →

Greetings from Nova Scotia

While doing some research on my father, Bill O'Shea, I came acrioss this nice little story in the Edmonton Journal from 2007. My father always loved helping his community and those he met. Edmonton Journal People 14 February 2007 Greetings from Nova Scotia Let’s call this a tale of the Internet. And a fascinating one,... Continue Reading →

1995 – A Year of Commemoration (Louisbourg Heritage Notes No. 4) – by By B.A. Balcom, A.J.B. Johnston, William A. O’Shea

Published by the Louisbourg Heritage Society in February 1994 1995 - A Year of Commemoration By B.A. Balcom, A.J.B. Johnston, William A. O’Shea Historic Louisbourg will be a busy town in 1995. That year, the Town of Louisbourg and the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site will commemorate significant events of a colourful past. 1995... Continue Reading →

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