Video 1 – Yarmouth County Historical Society
This video showcases the history of the Yarmouth County Historical Society as well as some of the properties and locations that we manage.
Correction: Major Daniel Murphy donated the funds to purchase the building that the museum is housed in today.
Video 2 – Folklore in Yarmouth County
This video recounts four stories; The Rub-a-Dub, The Mary Celeste, Was their Witchcraft in Yarmouth County and The Legend of the Casket Lady. *Images for this video are from our postcard collection.
Video 3 – Ships and Shipping of Yarmouth County
This video showcases multiple artifacts from the M.V. Bluenose, a porthole salvaged from the S.S. Fleurus, and an intricate portable foghorn.
Video 4 – Unique artifacts in our collection
This video showcases a Masonic sword, the Grand Hotel Switchboard, a non-electric vacuum cleaner and a variety of items not normally found in tin cans.
Video 5 – Yarmouth Medical History
This video showcases a number of doctors who practiced medicine in Yarmouth County as well as a history of hospitals in the area.
Video 6 – Air, Earth and Water
This video showcases elements from the air, the earth and the ocean. The water segment will highlight a deep-sea diving helmet, the earth segment will highlight a collection of tools used by Abram Blackburn Little, and the air segment will highlight a piece of cowling salvaged from the wreck of Swordfish HS 486.
Video 7 – Business of Yarmouth County
This video showcases products from three Yarmouth businesses; Cook’s Dairy, Burrell-Johnson Company and the Yarmouth Candy Company.
Video 8 – Fragile Items
This video showcases two hand-crafted glass walking canes, lightbulbs from Yarmouth’s first skating rink, and a stained glass window associated with the S.S. Arcadia.
Video 9 – Music of Yarmouth County
This video showcases a steel guitar, a flageolet, and an organ tube discarded from a local church.
Video 10 – Military of Yarmouth County
This video showcases East and West Camps as well as the Naval Air Gunners School.