Whitehead

Whitehead (HM2LFX)

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N 45° 14.504', W 61° 11.425'

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They developed the "People's School" and went from village to village throughout Nova Scotia to educate adults. After meetings in various areas the media interest led to a petition that resulted in a Royal Commission calling for the development of a Department of Fisheries. At Tompkin's urging Whitehead fisherman came together in 1929 leading to the Whitehead Co-Operative Society. Billy Tom Feltmate was the first secretary of the group.

Postmasters:
1868 - J. Feltmate (Whitehead)
1894 - E. Munroe (Lower Whitehead)
1900 - J. Snow (Upper Whitehead)
1969 - Lower Whitehaven post office closed

Churches:
1880 -Methodist Church built in Whitehead
1887 - Baptist Church built in Upper Whitehead
1889 - Anglican Church built in Lower Whitehead
1925 - Holy Trinity Anglican Hall built

Schools:
1868 - First school built in Deep Cove
1891 - Deep Cove School destroyed by fire; new school built at Ghost Brook.
1956-62 - Holy Trinity Anglican church hall used to teach all grades in one room.
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HM NumberHM2LFX
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Date Added Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 642021 N 5011397
Decimal Degrees45.24173333, -61.19041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 14.504', W 61° 11.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 14' 30.24" N, 61° 11' 25.5" W
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