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Boyde Beck: July 2012 Archives

Boyde Beck - Civil War Captain McCloud

Boyde Beck.jpgLots of Americans visit PEI in the summer and, in fact, have migrated to this country on a full time basis. And today our historian is telling us about an Islander who had a colourful path in life - including fighting during the American Civil War.  Boyde Beck is Mainstreet's historian and he joins us every other Wednesday on the show.

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Boyde Beck - Henry Ford's Fiddle

Boyde Beck.jpgHistorian Boyde Beck joined host Kerry Campbell to talk about Henry Ford's interest in old-time fiddle music and how that led to a championship title for a fiddler from PEI.

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