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McArthur Family Cemetery

At our Cemeteries History Circle this past Saturday, the McArthur Family Cemetery in Churchill was mentioned quite a few times. Many commented that most would not know it existed. A few of us from the Clyde River History Committee decided to explore it this week and feature it on our site. We welcome anyone with […]

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All residents interested in the future of our local Pioneer Cemetery are invited to a meeting at the Riverview Community Centre on Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 pm.  The cemetery is in need of some care and maintenance. This meeting will be an opportunity to review that work as well as discuss interest in a plan on how to support the cemetery going […]

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While Walter Shaw was Premier, The Guardian interviewed him about the Old St. Catherine’s Cemetery, also referred to as Shaw’s Cemetery. I found that clipping and it is rich with details. Here are some interesting excerpts from the article: The cemetery opened in 1808-10, shortly after the first pioneers arrived from the Western Scottish Highlands and Isles. […]

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Yesterday’s History Working Bee in Clyde River was a great opportunity to share some unsolved historical mysteries arising from individual research projects. We all learned something new and are already working together to help solve puzzles or at least help glean a few more facts or possible theories. The mysteries hardly ever end which is what makes the […]

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An old cemetery tells a story. It tells of the founding families in a community, a child coddled by her mother for only a few months, a young husband whose wife died in childbirth and was left to raise an infant, a young person taken by a disease that could be treated today and another […]

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The Clyde River Baptist Church will be holding its Cemetery Memorial Service this coming Sunday, August 21st at 2pm. The speaker will be Stephen Plouffe. All are welcome.

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Little did our Clyde River History Committee know when we worked on cataloguing and photographing artifacts in our community museum two years ago that we were ahead of our time. The COVID-19 pandemic has launched many of us into a virtual world, which has made us, hopefully, much more comfortable with what it has to […]

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The Clyde River History Committee will be hosting a Cemeteries History Circle on Saturday, August 24th from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Riverview Community Centre. We have chosen a summer date as we thought it would be a good time of year to also welcome those home from away who are interested in cemetery […]

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History of Clyde River

The Municipality of Clyde River was incorporated in 1974 and has a population of 653. It was originally called Dog River and in 1864, it was changed to Clyde River. In 2009, the community wrote a book on the History and Stories of Clyde River. To read our archives of community newsletters delivered to households, please […]

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History

The Municipality of Clyde River was incorporated in 1974 and has a population of 653. It was originally called Dog River and in 1864, it was changed to Clyde River. In 2009, the community wrote a book on the History and Stories of Clyde River. To read our archives of community newsletters delivered to households, please […]

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