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Plans are underway for this years Descendants and Friends reunion! Hope you can join us for the afternoon!

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Save the Date!

Plan to attend the Sept 15, 2023 "Descendants & Friends" Banquet to be held at the Pictou Lodge Beach Resort to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the landing of the Ship Hector.

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Duncan MacKenzie

Duncan MacKenzie, Hector passenger

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"In the News"

The Ship Hector Descendants Project was recently featured in a a couple local newspapers in NS. John & Brenda are shown with the logo that John designed for the project.

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Daniel Stiles Fraser, (1841-1900) is another great example of a "Distinguished Descendant"; his Hector ancestors were Hugh Fraser, Magdalene MacKenzie and Charles Fraser. Research on Mr Fraser was completed by John Ashton of Ashton Creative Design.

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The 2021 Ship Hector Descendants Reunion is a GO! Plan to join us on September 12th in Pictou!

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Scotland Tours 2023

New information on Scotland tours for 2023!

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New Glasgow Plaque board

This recent Facebook post provides information on an informative plaque board on the Jitney Trail in New Glasgow

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Donald McDonald of Kilmorack

This article re Hector passenger Donald McDonald of Kilmorack, Scotland was featured in the Eastern Chronicle newspaper November 8, 1902

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Mary "Eliza" Page & Daniel O'Day

From humble beginnings, Ship Hector descendant Mary "Eliza" Page married into a life of luxury in 1892 when she married multi-millionaire Daniel O'Day of New York.

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