GenWeb de la Basse Côte-Nord

Quebec Lower North Shore GenWeb

 

Le GenWeb de la Basse Côte-Nord est une composante du GenWeb du Québec et du Canada GenWeb.

The Lower North Shore GenWeb is part of the Quebec GenWeb and the Canada GenWeb Projects.


 

Harrington Harbour

 

Panoramic view of Harrington Island taken looking across from the top of Shag Island. Pictures were taken by Jim Ransom c. 1970, and was collaged into this panorama by Montreal designer, Simon Lague in 2005

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Panoramic view of Harrington Harbour from the 1930s. Picture from the Dr, Hodd collection copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox.

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Harrington Harbour on a calm spring morning c. 1915. Picture by Dr. Hare, from Bessie Rowsell-Jones and copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour showing Uncle Henry Rowsell’s premises with the Grenfell medical ship, Strathcona I, in harbour c.1915. Picture from Dr. Hare’s collection in National Archives.

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Harrington Harbour showing the old Grenfell Hospital, Grenfell Industrial, old doctor’s house, Anglican church, United Church Manse and Rowsell house in background. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox.

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Harrington Harbour with fishing boats drying their sails at the end of the day, c. 1930s. Picture from Jim and Sharon Ransoms’ collection.

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Harrington Harbour woman’s sewing group standing on the steps of the old Grenfell Hospital c. 1940s. Picture from Elsie Nadeau-Rowsell, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour United Church Women’s Group. Back Row (L to R) Dot Ransom, Evelyn Bobbitt, Beat Jones, ?, ?, ?, Clara Wellman, Mary Rowsell, Maud Bobbitt, Minnie Styles. Front Row (L to R) ?, Bessie Jones, Sarah Roberts, Lizzie Ransom, Grete Osborne, Dora Ransom and Marth Cox. Picture from Elsie Nadeau-Rowsell, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Elizabeth United Church. It burned in the fire of 1973. Picture from Bessie Rowsell-Jones, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour Old Anglican Church. It was taken down and replaced with a new Anglican Church in 1952. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour taking down the old Anglican Church in 1952.  Picture from Elsie Nadeau-Rowsell, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour Sunday School children. Old Grenfell Dr’s house in back ground. c. 1940s. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour Sunday School Picnic at the beach picnic grounds c. 1930s. Picture from Vern and Ross Waye, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, showing Shag Island lighthouse where Uncle Jack Bobbitt and Aunt Mill raised their family. Uncle Jack was the only light keeper on Shag Is. Picture from Maggie Mitchell-Anderson copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour school children in front of the old school by the old United Church. Picture from the Dr. Mather Hare collection copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, first post office opened c. 1890s run by Martha Rowsell-Harding. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, Orangemen gathering, combined members of Harrington and Mutton Bay c. 1930s. Picture from Minnie Buffitt-Gallichon, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, moving Charlotte Jones’ house from the Mainland to Harrington Island with dog teams on the sea ice. Picture from Jim and Burleigh Jones, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, 1950s seal fishery crew from Garden Island and Schooner Island breaking through the ice. Picture from Elsie Nadeau-Rowsell, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, this rock cairn was built atop the Island in 1935 by the Harrington youth to commemorate Jacques Cartiers’ exploration of the area when he named the Island Ile Ste Marthe in 1535. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, one of the first snow machines was this “Autoboggan” owned by David Ransom Jr. 1960s. Picture from Jim and Sharon Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, Ransom’s Point showing (L to R) Charles Osborne’s House, Ben and George Ransom’s houses, Edward Osborne’s house, Dave and Teddy (Hiram) Ransom’s houses and Sam and Ben Waye’s houses. Picture by Dorothy Tucker. courtesy of Bill and Lizzie Ransom, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, Queen’s County sinking near Cape Whittle in 1929. This picture shows her bow to mid-ship area. Picture from Minnie Buffitt-Gallichon, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, Queen’s County sinking near Cape Whittle in 1929. This picture shows mid-ship to stern with fishing boats along side salvaging. Picture from Minnie Buffitt-Gallichon, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, Sandy Jones on his 1964 Bombardier skidoo. Picture from Bessie Rowsell-Jones, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, showing Elton Jones’s house and boat. Elt was game warden along the coast until the late 1940s when he and his family moved to Montreal. Picture from Jim and Sharon Ransom nee Chubbs.

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Harrington Harbour, Dr. Harrison Lewis was Canadian govt. representative for wildlife on the Coast for many years. Picture from Lloyd and Linda Ransom, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, showing the ever present ice bergs of the Coast in the spring. Picture from Dr. Mather Hare, collection copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, women’s group having picnic in the chair out on the Cape. Picture from the Dr. Hodd collection, courtesy of Willie and Lill Cox, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, St. Mary’s lighthouse station c. 1930. Picture from Rachel Osborne-Kfir, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Harrington Harbour, showing new wharf construction with the railroad track laid for bringing stone and gravel for wharf cribbing. Clarke Steamship cruise liner New Northland in harbour. Picture from Elsie Nadeau- Rowsell, copied by Sharon Chubbs-Ransom.

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Date Entered on Web Site: 08 May 2005

 

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Thank you to the previous coordinators, Sharon Ransom and Marc-André Gosselin, for their excellent work !
We are looking forward to reading your suggestions and comments. / Il nous fera plaisir de lire vos suggestions et commentaires.

Dernière mise à jour: 13/10/2016

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