Tag Archives: Annapolis Basin

Port Of Digby Fisherman’s Wharf

Looking across Digby Gut toward Victoria Beach Early in the year I had ventured out to Victoria Beach, across the Bay of Fundy from Digby. On this trip I spent some time at the Port Of Digby Fisherman’s Wharf, which … Continue reading

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Schafner Point Lighthouse

Schafner Point Lighthouse Built in 1885, Schafner Point Lighthouse is the oldest surviving lighthouse in the Annapolis Basin. It continues to warn mariners of the turbulent tidal waters of the narrow navigation channel along the Digby Gut–Annapolis Basin. It is … Continue reading

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Battery Harbour

Battery Harbour is one of those places that I am drawn to for the fading history that is indicative of the downturn in coastal fisheries across Canada. The way that harbours and fish processing plants allowed to fall into disrepair … Continue reading

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Battery, Battery Point, or Victoria Beach?

Battery Harbour? According to the Heritage Lighthouse Protection Act listing for the Victoria Beach Lighthouse, it overlooks the buildings at Battery Harbour. To the west below the Victoria Beach lighthouse, Battery Point juts out into the ocean from the land, … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia fish boat – Basin Bruin II

The fishing boat Basin Bruin II in Battery Harbour

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Victoria Beach Lighthouse

Victoria Beach Lighthouse The 9.4 meters tall Victoria Beach Lighthouse is located on a parcel of land that thirty meters back from the water and nine meters above the high water mark on a rise overlooking the Digby Gut and … Continue reading

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Fort Anne National Historic Site

Fort Anne National Historic Site – Canada’s first administered National Historic Site Although Fort Anne was neither the first National Historic Park (Fort Howe was designated three years earlier), nor is it the first site designated under the replacement National … Continue reading

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Port Royal National Historic Site

A 360° look at Port Royal National Historic Site

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A little fish boat – Battery Harbour

A little fish boat on Victoria Beach – Battery Harbour on the Annapolis Basin

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