SALT HERRING & THE TURTLE POND IN WEST HEAD

If you drank water from the schoolhouse turtle pond, you might be a West Header.

If you ate salt herring and potatoes before you could walk, you might be a West Header.

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If you call your friends “Pard,” you might be a West Header.

If you went “sandying” between Christmas and New Year’s, you might be a West Header.

If you caught sculpins from Gaetz’s Point, you might be a West Header.

ORCHARDS & STEPHENS’ IN WEST HEAD

If you know who Donie Orchard and Tup Stephens were,  you might be a West Header.

If you know where “The Yards” were,  you might be a West Header.

If you and your friends played “Cowboys and Indians” at “Toad Rock,”  you might be a West Header.

If you can tell the difference between a ewe and a ram,  you might be a West Header.

If you had a cot in your kitchen,  you might be a West Header.

 

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SLOOP LEDGE & LEONARD’S POND IN WEST HEAD

If you picked bake apples (not baked apples),  you might be a West Header.

If you know where Sloop Ledge is, you might be a West Header.

If you can tell the difference between herring scales and mackerel scales, you might be a West Header.

If you know how “Myrtle Cove” got it’s name, you might be a West Header.

If you caught and roasted eels at Leonard’s Pond, you might be a West Header.

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MUTTON & SHEEP POOP IN WEST HEAD

If you put molasses on everything, you might be a West Header.

If you cut alders for Gene Roache, you might be a West Header.

If you have walked barefoot with sheep poop between your toes, you might be a West Header.

If you ate mutton for Christmas dinner, you might be a West Header.

If you played hockey on Merv’s pond, you might be a West Header.

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DORIES & RUBBER BOOTS IN WEST HEAD

If you have worn rubber boots to a wedding or funeral, you might be a West Header.

If you bought “loose cookies” at Leonard Roache’s store, you might be a West Header.

If you know the difference between a dory and a punt, you might be a West Header.

If you can shear a sheep in less than two minutes, you might be a West Header.

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If you knew all the answers, but you are not a West Header, you can apply for membership in

the exclusive club “The Royal Order of Wannabe West Headers.”


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