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title The Devil and James Christie
creator Cousins, John
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>The old community of Alberton<br />presents two prospects to the world.<br />One faces outward across the wide bay<br />on which the village sits, to the Gulf cf St.<br />Lawrence. At its heart is the fishing village<br />that has focused the community's<br />activity since the early 1800s. The other<br />visage, Alberton proper, is a mile or so<br />away. The town is newer, more landcentred,<br />and draws its life from the good<br />broad farmlands that surround it.<br />The fishing village on Cascumpec Bay,<br />now called Northport, is by far the older<br />cf the two. In its time as a lumbering,<br />shipbuilding, shipping, and fishing community,<br />ithas seen more thanits share cf<br />tragedies. One of the most notable took<br />place when the community was still<br />young. It concerns the burning cf a store<br />belongingto the powerfulmerchant-landlord<br />John Hill. The event helped shape<br />Alberton's future.</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1992
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-417
source 31
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>

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title The Devil and James Christie
creator Cousins, John
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p>The old community of Alberton<br />presents two prospects to the world.<br />One faces outward across the wide bay<br />on which the village sits, to the Gulf cf St.<br />Lawrence. At its heart is the fishing village<br />that has focused the community's<br />activity since the early 1800s. The other<br />visage, Alberton proper, is a mile or so<br />away. The town is newer, more landcentred,<br />and draws its life from the good<br />broad farmlands that surround it.<br />The fishing village on Cascumpec Bay,<br />now called Northport, is by far the older<br />cf the two. In its time as a lumbering,<br />shipbuilding, shipping, and fishing community,<br />ithas seen more thanits share cf<br />tragedies. One of the most notable took<br />place when the community was still<br />young. It concerns the burning cf a store<br />belongingto the powerfulmerchant-landlord<br />John Hill. The event helped shape<br />Alberton's future.</p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1992
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-417
source 31
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>