Category Archives: Highway 1 – Nova Scotia

The Spitfire Arms – Windsor

The Spitfire Arms Alehouse – Windsor, Nova Scotia

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The Acadia

Acadia Cinema’s Al Whittle Theatre The Acadia Cinema began in 1911 when Marshall and Ellouise Black established an Opera House on the back of the existing T.E. Hutchinson building. Renamed, refurbished and rebuilt over the years, it became the Orpheum … Continue reading

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A moment in Wolfville

Looking out onto the marshes of the Cornwallis River estuary in Wolfville

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The houses of Nova Scotia

One of the beautiful houses of Nova Scotia – Lawrencetown

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Lawrencetown United Baptist Church

Lawrencetown United Baptist Church – one of the churches of Nova Scotia

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Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5

A Centurion Main Battle Tank Mk. 5 at the former CFB Cornwallis in Deep Brook, Nova Scotia. The Mk. 5 carried a type A barrel 20-pounder (84mm) main gun. Weight: 51 long tons (52 t) Length: Hull: 25 ft (7.6 … Continue reading

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Cornwallis Inn

The Cornwallis Inn in Kentville began as the Aberdeen Hotel, a wooden second empire style hotel built in 1892 behind the Kentville Station. It was purchased by the Dominion Atlantic Railway in 1919, renovated, landscaped, and renamed the Cornwallis Inn. … Continue reading

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Digby Pier Lighthouse

Digby Pier Lighthouse The lighthouse was originally located on Digby Pier in Nova Scotia. After the Digby ferry terminal was relocated in 1971, the pier fell into disrepair and the Digby Pier Lighthouse was decommissioned. At sometime in the 1970s … Continue reading

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Bear River Lighthouse

The Bear River Lighthouse is hidden in the woods along an old railway right of way – you can catch a glimpse of it heading west on Highway 101into Digby. I had almost given up driving around trying to find … Continue reading

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Annapolis Tidal Power Plant

Annapolis Tidal Power Plant Located on the Annapolis River immediately upstream from the town of Annapolis Royal at the Annapolis River Causeway, the Annapolis Tidal Power Plant can generate as much as 20 megawatts of electricity. Depending on tides, the … Continue reading

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