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Bear River, NS


This section is intended to capture some of the realities of growing up in a rural Nova Scotia village in the 1940s and 1950s.


  • The essay A Good Place to Grow Up captures my memories of growing up in post-WW2 Bear River, NS


  • Miss Morine's 1952 Class gives a thumbnail sketch of the whereabouts in 2013, some 60 years later, of the members of Oakdene School's 1952 Grade 4 and Grade 5 classes.


  • The DRHS Grade 11 Graduating Class, 1959, file attempts to trace the whereabouts of the graduates of that class in 2013, some 54 years later. Please advise additional information/corrections.  


  • What was the source of all that Bear River grey granite structural stone?



                        A Good Place to Grow Up


                        Miss Morine's 1952 Class


                        DRHS Grade 11 Graduating Class, 1959


                        Bear River Granite Building Stone