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Bunker's Island archival package

This archival package consists of: 

1- Article. Garrison Artillery Company of Yarmouth 1890. Source: Yarmouth Herald.

2- Article. Bunker Island Steeped in History Tradition. Source/Date: Yarmouth Herald, February 19, 1954.

3- Article. County’s first hospital was situated on Bunker’s Island. Source: Yarmouth Herald.

4- Articles. Articles concerning Bunker’s Island the military. Source: Unknown

5- Details of the Marine Hospital and fortified gun positions on Bunker’s Island. Source/Date: Yarmouth County Historical Society, 1973.

6- Detailing the Bunker Peninsula and the original land owners (also describes later owners). Source: Unknown.

7- Survey plan of Bunker’s Island. Source: Unknown.

8- Article. Site has historical significance (detailing the Marine Hospital). Source/Date: The Vanguard, August 28, 1990.

9- Chart of Bunker’s Island. Source: Unknown.

10- Photograph. Bunker’s Island across the Cove. Dated August 20, 1897. PH-36-3i.

11- Photograph. Bunker’s Island, from road over bridge. Dated August 20, 1897. PH-36-3.

12- Photograph. Marine Hospital on Bunker’s Island. Date unknown (Distance view). PH-36-4.3.

13- Photograph. Marine Hospital on Bunker’s Island (Distance view). Date unknown. PH-36-4.4.

14- Photograph. Marine Hospital on Bunker’s Island (Close-up). Date unknown. PH-36-4.2.

15- Photograph. Yarmouth Battery Garrison Artillery at Bunker’s Island. Dated circa 1885/90. PH-36-8.

16- John William McGrate. Details on Mr. McGrate, including his death. Source/Date: Yarmouth Light, October 2, 1902.

17- Hezekiah Bunker. Details regarding Mr. Bunker. Source: Yarmouth Genealogies.

18- Brief description of Bunker’s Island. Source: through research done by a Yarmouth County Historical Society researcher, Janice Stelma.

19- Photocopy showing Bunker’s Island, Cape Forchu Lighthouse and the Beacon Light (aerial view). Date unknown.

20- Yarmouth Township Deeds for the original land owners of Bunker’s Island. Source: Yarmouth Township Deeds. 

Bunker's Island archival package

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