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A collection of photos, illustrations, archival documents, and video and audio testimonies that tell the story of Sutton, a community shaped in large measure by its proximity to the border with Vermont.
More modern in design, the building housing Canada Customs at Abercorn is equally efficient serving travellers entering Canada or going to the U.S.
A winter shot of the tiny Canada Customs post at Glen Sutton.
With its wood stove in the centre of the room, its well-stocked shelves and its corner table and chairs to chat, McMurphy's General Store in Richford was an inviting place to drop by.
The IGA supermarket at left was ideally situated on a commercial street in Richford.
Dr. Frank Lawless next to his car with his his medical kit in his hand.
The façade of the Park Theatre, a popular destination for people in Sutton. The signs out front advertise what’s showing.
This advertisement for the Richford Drive-In tells us that admission costs 50 cents, that showings begin at 8:30 a.m., and that the following films (all released in 1952 or 1953), are playing from August 21 to 27, 1953: Island of Desire, Cattle Town, Torpedo Alley, Last of the Comanches, MA and PA Kettle on Vacation, City Beneath the Sea.
In the foreground we can see the sign indicating photographer Frank Wheeler's studio. His neighbours on this commercial street in Richford include clothing and fabric stores.
The elegant concrete structure that spans the Missisquoi River (on the left) arrives on the American side at East Richford (to the right).
At left are boats at anchor in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon’s harbour. On the right, the coastal village founded by this French overseas community.
Shelves conceal the entrance to a room that will house a speakeasy.
Police mugshots of Al Capone.
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