Category Archives: People

The Halifax Explosion

Submitted by Devonna Edwards Article from “SAWBONES’ The Halifax Explosion December 6, 1917 and how the Sister of Charity from Mount St. Vincent Academy helped on that terrible day. Mount Saint Vincent is located in Rockingham on the Bedford Highway.

Fairview Community Gathering

On Sunday Nov. 18, 2018, the Fairview Historical Society hosted a gathering of the community at the Fairview Legion. The well attended event was very informative and is just the beginning of a great resource for the community of Fairview.

Volunteer Awards For Exceptional Service

By: Audrey Matheson On the first weekend in November, Fairview Historical archivist, Wayne Kelly, was presented a plaque by the Ladies Auxiliary for his outstanding volunteer work with the Fairview Legion. Wayne, a true Fairview boy, was born and raised

Through the Gates of Hell & Back

By: John O’Brien and Devonna Edwards This Book is a memoir written by and for infantrymen who bore the brunt of war. It chronicles the hardships of the footslogger struggling through the mud and cold, witnessing the torn flesh and

The Little Dutch Village

By: Devonna and Don Edwards The Little Dutch Village written by Devonna and Don Edwards. Dutch Village began as a humble eighteenth-century settlement, nothing more than a grassy trail and a few pioneer homes nestled along the west side of

History Of Fairview

By: Devonna Edwards Fairview is the area lying to the northwest end of Halifax and on the southwest of Bedford Basin, about three miles from the business section of downtown Halifax. In 1832, under an act of the legislature, Titus