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    • St. John, Isabella. Isabella St. John Interview Excerpt L

    • Architecture, building and construction; Buildings; Houses; Landscape;
    • Transcript: What I would like is to see all single family residences in 20 years, and to have some of the existing fishing premises restored and maintained for public access... and what I would hate to see is all the existing houses removed, and...
    • Early all-grade school in Branch

    • Buildings;
    • The early schools in Branch were located in peoples houses. By the early-1900s, this large schoolhouse - across from the location of the current church - was the centre of education for many Branch children.
    • Original United Church

    • Buildings; Churches;
    • This is a photo of the original United Church, located on Roses Lane. The first Methodist service was held in the community in 1791 by William Black. The first Methodist church was built in the early 1800s. Around 1920 this church was torn down and...
    • The Public House

    • Buildings;
    • This is the remains of the old Public House, which was the place where people would gather and drink in the community. It is located on Thorpes Road. It was built in the late 1800s and was owned by Asariah Tucker.
    • Maxwell Bursey's Fishing stage

    • Buildings;
    • This is an exterior photograph of a fishing stage that was built around 1960 by Maxwell Bursey, located on Thorpes Road. Currently it is used as storage, and also a place to sell his Goat Cove Trail Walking Sticks, which he carves by hand.

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