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Upcoming Events  

Coffee Parties:  July 4, 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 15. 10:00 am. All welcome.

Members meetings: July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13. AGM Oct. 11, 2:00.

Fun Day: Monday, Aug. 6, 11-2:00

Fisherman’s Memorial Service:  Aug. 12, 2:00, St. John’s Church

Special Display:  Quilts of Old and New sewn by ladies of the islands.

Open June 1 to September 1, from 10:00 to 5:00.


Maurice Hirtle's house and wharf on Bushen Island

Covey Island is home to the old Covey Island Boatworks building (below). The company has since moved to Petite Riviere on the mainland, but their original building still stands today. Two families used to live on the Island.

Also Known As: Outer Hirtle Island

Historically, Hirtle Island was home to many Hirtles. Four families once lived there.

Ralph Hirtle’s house

Ralph Hirtle’s fish store

Mansfield Hirtle’s house (upper left), wharf (right) and his boat Moving On (bottom left).

Willard Bush’s house

Harry Hirtle’s house

Old Covey Island Boatworks