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The barns of Nova Scotia

A snowy winter day at one of the barns of Nova Scotia – Annapolis Valley Related Posts:The barns of Nova Scotia June 23, 2019 The barns of Nova Scotia December 18, 2018 The barns of Nova Scotia April 5, 2019 … Continue reading

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The barns of Nova Scotia

A snowy winter day at one of the barns (and farms) of Nova Scotia Related Posts:The barns of Nova Scotia June 23, 2019 The barns of Nova Scotia December 16, 2018 The barns of Nova Scotia December 15, 2018 The … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Lighthouse – Hampton

Hampton Lighthouse – above Chute Cove and Hampton Beach The Hampton Lighthouse was built and first lit in 1911. In 2001, it was transferred from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to the Hampton Lighthouse Society. Hampton is the … Continue reading

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CH-133A Labrador

CH-133A Labrador in the Air Park at the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum Related Posts:CH-113 Labrador April 24, 2017 Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-130E Hercules April 16, 2019 Greenwood Military Aviation Museum CC-144 April 15, 2019 Greenwood Military Aviation Museum – … Continue reading

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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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The houses of Nova Scotia

  One of the beautiful houses of Nova Scotia One of the beautiful old buildings of Nova Scotia – this one in Nictaux Related Posts:The buildings of Nova Scotia June 5, 2019 The houses of Nova Scotia – Victoria Harbour … Continue reading

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Nicataux Falls

Nictaux hydroelectric generating station The hydro station, penstock, and containment dam were built in the 1930s to provide power to Middleton and surrounding areas. The water for the station is supplied through a penstock that runs under the old, and … Continue reading

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A bit of Nova Scotia – Wolfville train station

The Wolfville station was built in 1912 to replace the previous wooden rail station that was destroyed by fire in 1911.   The Station was abandoned in 1990 when the Dominion Atlantic Rail (D.A.R.) ceased passenger service in the Annapolis Valley, … Continue reading

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The barns of Nova Scotia

Just an old barn, somewhere west of Nictaux Falls, south of North Williamston, and east of West Paradise. Related Posts:The barns of Nova Scotia December 15, 2018 The houses of Nova Scotia June 5, 2019 The buildings of Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Lawrencetown United Church

Lawrencetown United Church – one of the churches of Nova Scotia Related Posts:Lawrencetown United Baptist Church May 20, 2019 The churches of Nova Scotia April 5, 2019 Phinney Cove United Baptist Church December 25, 2018 The churches of Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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