Category: The White Fence

The White Fence, issue #64

November, 2014 · ISSN 1913-4134 Editorial Dear friends, On the 11th hour of the 11th day on the 11th month each year we remember those who fought and died so that we may enjoy the freedom we too often take for granted. And in this issue of your newsletter on this day and throughout this… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #63

May 2014 Editorial Dear friends, The process of preparing this newsletter is one of constant discovery. One of our major goals has always been to discover and learn about people and places in Tantramar’s history. And this is one of those times. Read the most interesting article by Phyllis Stopps about Sackville citizen and businessman… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #62

January 2014 Editorial Dear friends, History is about people: people who write history and people who make history. One of our distinguished members, Mr. Daniel Lund, passed away last November. Daniel was one of those people who worked diligently to protect our local history. Al Smith and Paul Bogaard, in their article on Remembering Daniel,… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #61

October 2013 Editorial Dear friends, In the course of our daily lives, we always lose something. These things may mean little to us at the time. But when these same items are found three centuries later, they take on a very different meaning! And so it was with Colin MacKinnon when he found a rusty… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #60

May, 2013 · ISSN 1913-4134 Editorial Dear friends, As I began preparations for this newsletter, it was (and still is!) wonderful to ponder that we have already reached the 60th issue of The White Fence. As the old saying goes: how time flies when you’re having fun! It is certainly very fitting here. We are… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #59

February 2013 Editorial More love letters and a special move Only in Canada Dear friends, I am in the midst of an editor’s dilemma! I have too much information to pass along to you and, therefore, suffer the accompanying fear of running out of space! So this editorial, by necessity, will be short. We continue… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #58

December 2012 Editorial Dear friends, In this issue, we (via Eugene Goodrich) bring you a very different approach to local history. Ancient (read historical!) friendly correspondence between citizens always brings about interesting details and insights about an area’s past, its people and customs. But in this case, it’s not just “friendly” correspondence that we refer… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #57

October 2012 Editorial Dear friends, As recently as two days ago, I had nothing to present to you for this newsletter! Yes, for those of you who follow events in the town of Sackville, you are well aware (as I am) that much has happened in recent months in connection with this town’s 250th anniversary,… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #56

May 2012 Editorial Dear friends, As I have long known since I first walked on the Tantramar marshes and met people of this region, this small part of Canada is full of interesting and innovative people. Jeff Ward has also known this for a long time and over the next few pages, follow Jeff’s account… Continue reading…

The White Fence, issue #55

February 2012 Editorial Dear friends, As I prepared the final draft of this newsletter, I quickly realized that we just had more information than the newsletter spacing allowed us to use! The only solution was to eliminate many of the beautiful photos which were submitted with each article, especially Paul Bogaard’s remarkable collection of photos… Continue reading…