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St. John’s Anglican Church – Port Williams

St. John’s Anglican Church St. John’s Anglican Church was built between 1804 and 1812. The building was designated as a Nova Scotia heritage place on 10 March 1987.

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Hippo Oil

A Hippo Oil can that I found while poking about in the old Bevan townsite Hippo Oil was a Canadian product used to protect and preserve floors and wood. As far as I know it was a cousin of linseed … Continue reading

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Halifax Harbour Ferries

Halifax Harbour ferries Viola Desmond and Craig Blake were built by A.F. Theriault & Son Limited in Meteghan River. Viola Desmond in 2016, and Craig Blake in 2015. Craig Blake in Dartmouth On May 3, 2010, 37-year-old Petty Officer Second … Continue reading

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Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis – The Coach House

The Coach House – one of the buildings at the former Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis The Coach House is a garage for the former mansion at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Cornwallis. It was taken over by HMCS Cornwallis in 1942 … Continue reading

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Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge – Granville Ferry

Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge – Granville Ferry,  Annapolis Royal After the line was abandoned by Canadian Pacific, the Dominion Atlantic Railway Bridge in Annapolis Royal became part of the Annapolis County Rail Trail. Charles Fort National Historic Site can be … Continue reading

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Margaretsville Lighthouse

Margaretsville Lighthouse – Bay of Fundy, Margaretsville Built in 1859, the Margaretsville Lighthouse is a square wooden tower with sloping sides, Constructed in the common pepper-shaker style, the lighthouse is 9.4 meters high with a wide black horizontal stripe. The … Continue reading

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Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis – barracks

One of the barracks at the former Canadian Forces Base Cornwallis HMCS Cornwallis began as a training facility for new entry seamen and subsequently expanded to include the Leadership Division for naval officers, and summer training for cadets in the … Continue reading

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Fort Point Museum

Fort Point Museum Fort Point is located on a narrow point of the LaHave River, across from Kraut Point and Romkey Head on Dublin Bay. You might think that this being Fort Point, that the lighthouse would be the Fort … Continue reading

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LaHave Islands Marine Museum

LaHave Islands Marine Museum – Jenkins Island Originally a United Methodist Marine Access church, the LaHave Islands Marine Museum was opened in 1978 and is a Municipal Registered Heritage Building.

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‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds

‘Namgis Original Burial Grounds – Alert Bay on Cormorant Island

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