Bear cub at the Silver Inn on Main Street, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia

Silver Inn on Main Sherbrooke NS early 1900s


A photo from the early 1900s, sent in by Dr. Ian Cameron, author of Quarantine: What is Old is New (and my uncle)Where: Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia


“The attached photo is of the front of the Silver Inn on MainSt. in Sherbrooke N.S. in the early 1900s. The man with the bear cub is your great grandfather Alexander Fisher Cameron who owned the Silver Inn.Aunt Min, A.F. Cameron’s daughter-in-law, was interviewed about this photo. While she wasn’t born at the time, her memory of the photo was that the bear cub belonged to a traveling circus that was visiting Sherbrooke.