Stories of Cobequid

The Cobequid Past & Future project is a collaboration between Bedford and Sackville Public Libraries to preserve local history and generate new stories for future generations.

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A diverse, significant, and beautiful picture of Cobequid's past has emerged from the audio clips gathered at our Bedford and Sackville Library branches. ​Residents of Bedford, Sackville, Lucasville, Fall River, Waverly, and Beaver Bank have shared these stories of growing up, their favourite places, the changes they've seen through the years, and cultural and community milestones.

Listen to the below videos and audio clips to hear the unique histories and perspectives on life in Cobequid.


Cherie Winters
Anne White
Della MacLellan
Diana Haydon
Francene Cosman
Joan Lively
June Boswell – Part 1 
June Boswell – Part 2  
June Boswell – Part 3
June Boswell – Part 4
Lewis Turner
Miles Thompson
Mark Currie
Patricia Leader


Kathleen Hankey
Camilla Hankey
Carl Dalrymple
Linda Hefler
Mabel MacEachern
Steve Craig

Beaver Bank

David Barrett
Hellen Murray Archibald

Fall River

Irene Poirier
Sandi Little

History of Lucasville

Velma Parsons
Marjorie Hefler

Stories of Cobequid Present

Adel Martin
Welsey Martin
Marilyn Clarke – Part 2
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