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By Charles Keller, June 30, 2018
G.F. "Betico" Croes Marker
Aruba, Noord — G.F. "Betico" Croes — 1938-1986
G.F. "Betico” Croes Luchado incansabel pa Aruba su Status Aparte. Pueblo a honre cu e titulo di "Libertador" Fought for the right of "Status Aparte” for Aruba ~ autonomous status in the Dutch Kingdom . . . — Map (db m119528) HM
Aruba, Noord — J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin — 1904-1962
J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin Gran visionario cu a reconoce e importancia di turismo pa Aruba y a cuminsa cu e desaroyo di e industria aki como un di e Aruba su pilarnan principal di nos economia. Great visionary who . . . — Map (db m119531) HM
Aruba, Noord — J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman — 1887-1957
J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman Visionario politico y estatal, ken a inicia e lucha pa Aruba su separacion for di Antiyas Hulandes. Political and statutory visionary whom initiatated the fight for Aruba's separation from the . . . — Map (db m119530) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Adalbert Stifter and the Solar Eclipse
Von hier aus beobachtete Adalbert Stifter am 8. Juli 1842 die einzige im Wien der Neuzeit eingetretene totale Sonnenfinsternis Errichtet 1994 auf Initiative des Jugendclubs "Dingi-Vindemiatrix" . . . — Map (db m107154) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Adolf Frankl
[Bottom panel:] The artist Adolf Frankl 1903 Bratislava - 1983 Vienna lived and worked in this house. Here, he created the cycle of paintings and drawings Visions from the Inferno depicting his . . . — Map (db m108582) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion
Mit der Errichtung der Stadtbefestigung Wiens wurde im 16. Jahrhundert begonnen. An dieser Stelle stand die Braunbastion ein der Stadtmauer vorgebautes Verteidigungsbauwerk. Die unteren Partien des Mauerwerks waren aus Gründen der . . . — Map (db m112861) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department
Vor 300 Jahren wurde das Wienerunterkammeramt an dieser Stelle verlegt. Der Stadtunterkämmerer überwachte auch das Feuerlöschwesen. Seither befindet sich die Zentrale der Wiener Feuerwehr an diesem Platz. . . . — Map (db m108592) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Die "Grosse Strasse" / The "Great Road"
Die drei Granitplatten stammen von der "Grossen Strasse" des nationalsozialistischen Reischsparteitagsgeländes in Nürnberg Sie wurden von Zwangsarbeitern und Gefangenen in Konzentrationslagern bearbeitet und sind . . . — Map (db m108839) HM WM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock
Hier auf dem ältesten Platze Wiens, in dessen nächster Nähe sich das Kommandogebaüde (Praetorium) des Römerlagers Vindobona befand, liesz die im Jahre 1858 gegründete Allgemeine Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft

Der . . . — Map (db m112452) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Dr. Otto Willmann
In diesem Haus wohnte und wirkte von 1868-1872 als Lehrer am Wiener Pädagogium Universitätsprofessor Dr. Otto Willmann Geb. 24. April 1839 zu Lissa - Posen Gest. 1 Juli 1920 in Leitmeritz - Böhmen . . . — Map (db m108832) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Erwin Schrödinger
Nobelpreis für Physik 1933

Schüler des Akademischen Gymnasiums von 1898 bis 1905

[English translation:]

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1933

Student at the Akademisches Gymnasium (Advanced . . . — Map (db m113591) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Feng Shan Ho — 1901-1997
Von diesem Gebäude aus rettete Dr. Feng Shan Ho, Chinas Generalkonsul zu Wien, in den Jahren 1938 und 1939 nach dem Anschluss und der sogenannten Reichskristallnacht tausende Juden. Sich den Befehlen seiner Vorgesetzten widersetzend . . . — Map (db m108805) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Franz Grillparzer — 1791-1872
War Stammgast im Wirtshaus zum Matschakerhof [English translation:] Was a frequent guest at the Matschakerhof Hotel. — Map (db m108564) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Henry Dunant and the Red Cross — 1828 - 1910
In der Schlacht bei Solferino besann sich das Weltgewissen zur Pflicht des Erbarmens Henry Durant der unsterbliche Samariter schuf das Rote Kreuz Hier stand das alte Kriegsministerium [English . . . — Map (db m108584) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Lise Meitner
maturierte 1901 als externe Schülerin am akademischen Gymnasium in Wien.

Sie war massgeblich an der Endeckung und Interpretation der Kernspaltung beteiligt.

[English translation:] Graduated in 1901 from . . . — Map (db m113506) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Ludwig Hevesi — 1843-1910
Der aus Ungarn stammende Kunst- und Theaterkritiker sowie Feuilletonist des Fremdenblattes und des Pester Lloyd wohnte zwischen 1875 und 1910 in diesem Haus. Er war einer der einflussreichsten Verfechter und Chronist . . . — Map (db m108512) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial
Zum Gedenken an die mehr als 65 000 österreichischen Juden, die in der Zeit von 1938 bis 1945 von den Nationalsozialisten ermordet wurden.

זכר למעלה מ-65.000 . . . — Map (db m113355) WM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Moritz Perles
In diesem Haus befand sich bis März 1938 die Verlagsbuchhandlung Moritz Perles Im Gedenken an alle jüdischen Buchhändler und Verleger Wiens, deren Leben und Existenz nach dem "Anschluss" Österreichs vernichtet wurde, . . . — Map (db m108562) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Moritz von Schwind
In diesem Hause wurde Moriz von Schwind am 21. Jänner 1804 geboren dem Andenken des berühmten Malers die Gemeinde Wien [English translation:] In this house Moritz von Schwind was born, on . . . — Map (db m108196) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Palais Erzherzog Ludwig Viktor / Palace of Archduke Ludwig Viktor
erbaut 1863-1869 von Heinrich Freiherr von Ferstel für den jüngsten Bruder Kaiser Franz Josefs 1911-1938 Militärcasino der Garnison Wien built 1863-1869 by Heinrich Freiherr von Ferstel for the youngest brother of . . . — Map (db m108841) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Peter Altenberg
In diesem Hotel wohnte Peter Altenberg in den Jahren von 1913 bis 1919 ————————— Franz Kafka und Max Brod stiegen hier mehrere male ab Österreichische . . . — Map (db m108429) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Professor Friedrich Hacker
In diesem Haus wurde am 19. Januar 1914 der Psychiater Univ. Professor Dr. Friedrich Hacker geboren Er lebte hier bis 1937, emigrierte in die USA und wurde als autor, Terror- und Agressionsforscher international bekannt. . . . — Map (db m108835) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball
Aus dem Jahr 1683 - später eingemauert und vergoldet - gab der einst hier befindlichen Gastwirtschaft und dem Haus den Namen. [English translation:] From the year 1683 - later gilded and mounted to . . . — Map (db m108594) HM
Belgium, Oost-Vlaanderen (Oost-Vlaanderen), Beveren-Waas — Pro Nostra et Vestra Libertate
Gen. Dyw. Stanislaw Maczek Dowódca 1 Polskiej Dywizii pancernej Ktora brala udziae W Oswobodzeniu Belgii 1944

Ltn. Gen.Stanislaw Maczek Bevelhebbern van de 1e Poolse Pantserdivisie in memorial Aan de bevrijders van België — Map (db m111981) WM

Belize, Belize, Belize City — Belize National World War I Cenotaph
1914-1918 This memorial is erected in grateful memory of the men of this colony who gave their lives in the Great War Lieut. J.P.H. Atkin. 4th Brig. C.F.A. · “ A.N. Usher M.C. 10th R.F. · Sgt. J.W. Masson B.W.R.R. · “ G.E.P. Usher . . . — Map (db m118913) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — British Honduras Territorial Force Memorial
To the glory of God and the memory of these forty officers and men of the British Honduras Territorial Force who died on duty and are buried at Belize, El Cayo, Stann Creek, Orange Walk and Corozal. Lieut Colonel Slack W.J. · Surgeon Captain . . . — Map (db m118995) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Mule Park
Mule Park was built at this location in 1912. Its name came from the drayage of the day, locally known as “mule & cart”. The mules would rest under the trees while their draymen did business on Front and Back Streets (modern day Regent . . . — Map (db m119026) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Saint John's Anglican Cathedral
Originally built in 1812 by slaves and from bricks brought across from Europe. It is known also as the first church in the settlement of Belize. It served as a Parish Church until the first Anglican Bishop was consecrated in 1886. In the … behind . . . — Map (db m118824) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Belize's 10th Anniversary of Independence
“Del pueblo de Mexico al pueblo de Belize, en ocasión del X Aniversario de su Independencia. Inaugurado por el Presidente de Mexico, Carlos Salinas de Gotari, Septiembre de 1991.” English: “From the . . . — Map (db m118896) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Olmec Colossal Head
Colossal Head ReplicaCulture: Olmec Temporality: Early Preclassic 1200-900 BC. Discovered: 1970 Place of origin: Texistepec, State of Veracruz, Mexico Site: San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan Measures: Length: 1.63 m Width: 1.55 m Height: 2.20 m Author: . . . — Map (db m118867) HM
Belize, Cayo, San Ignacio — The Centennial of El Cayo — The Naming of San Ignacio
Dedicated to the people of San Ignacio & Santa Elena commemorating The Centennial of El Cayo October 19-1904-2004 by the Hon Said W. Musa Prime Minister of Belize 19th October 2004 Sponsored by Atlantic Bank Limited San . . . — Map (db m118897) HM
Bermuda, Dockyards (Sandys Parish), Royal Navy Dockyard — North Rock Beacon — 1960
1960 The North Rock is an isolated outcrop marking the outer edge of the reefs of Bermuda. Since the wreck of the BONAVENTURE in 1593 it has been the graveyard of many ships. In 1912 a beacon was erected on North Rock as a warning to navigators and . . . — Map (db m107322) HM
Bermuda, Dockyards (Sandys Parish), Royal Navy Dockyard — The Broad Arrow
The Broad Arrow, or "crow's foot", is the traditional symbol of British military property and is found throughout Bermuda on milestones and boundary stones, several fine examples of which are on display at the Maritime Museum. The Broad Arrow is . . . — Map (db m107319) HM
Bermuda, Dockyards (Sandys Parish), Royal Navy Dockyard — The Great Western Storehouse — Completed in 1857
Built in conjunction with the Great Eastern Storehouse, this warehouse contained the offices of the Chief Engineer of the Dockyard. The weighbridge for the Yard can still be seen at the northern end of the building. The roof catchment, like those of . . . — Map (db m107317) HM
Bermuda, Dockyards (Sandys Parish), Royal Navy Dockyard — Victualling Yard — Completed 1853
A Victualling Yard is an essential part of any naval facility. It is the area concerned with the storage, preparation and packaging of food and drink for the Fleet. The Victualling Yard in Bermuda is surrounded by a wall with only two gated . . . — Map (db m107315) HM
Bulgaria, Plovdiv Oblast (Maritsa Obshtina), Graf Ignatievo — Graf Ignatievo War Memorial — (ƒðàô ˆãíàòèåâî âîåííèß àìåòíèê)
‘ ïî÷èò ïpèçíàòåëíîcò íà çàãèíàëèòå çà ðîäíèíàòà

(In tribute to you who died for the homeland)

1912-1913 ã.

(8 names not transcribed)

1915-1918 ã.

(26 names not . . . — Map (db m119180) HM

Alberta, Banff — John Murray Gibbon — 1875-1952
Born in Ceylon and educated in Scotland and Germany, Gibbon studied painting before turning to journalism. As publicity agent for the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1913 to 1945 he combined advertising with the promotion of a Canadian identity, . . . — Map (db m108632) HM
Alberta, Banff — Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station — La Station d'étude des Rayons Cosmiques du Mont Sulphur
Located at the top of Sulfur Mountain, the cosmic ray station was completed by the National Research Council in 1956, in preparation for International Geophysical Year (1957–1958) an undertaking involving 66 countries and a dozen scientific . . . — Map (db m109422) HM
Alberta, Banff — The Cave and Basin
The Cave and Basin Springs were brought to public attention after being located by CPR construction workers in 1883. These and the Upper Hot Springs soon drew private entrepreneurs and tourists. Growing support for public ownership prompted the . . . — Map (db m108877) HM
Alberta, Castle Junction — Castle Camp — Internment in Banff National Park
End of the Road On the night of July 14, 1915 sixty prisoners were marshalled off a Canadian Pacific train just west of here and escorted to a barbed wire compound at the end of the unfinished Banff–Laggan (now Lake Louise) road. . . . — Map (db m109003) HM
Alberta, Jasper — Arthur Oliver Wheeler — (1860-1945)
A preeminent topographical surveyor, Wheeler represented British Columbia on the commission which located and marked the boundary with Alberta between 1913 and 1925. His party surveyed and mapped the 1000 km-long mountain section, using photographs . . . — Map (db m108876) HM
Alberta, Jasper — Gateway to a Community and a Park
Strolling down the aisle, a conductor announces your destination. With steely squeals and a pish-sh-sh-sh of pent up steam, the locomotive glides to a halt. Descending the coach's stairs you step through the mist and arrive at Jasper . . . — Map (db m108634) HM
Alberta, Lake Louise — Chateau Lake Louise
This renowned hotel had its origins in a simple log chalet built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1890. Early guests, including some pioneers of mountaineering in the northern Rockies, followed a packhorse trail from the station below. The advent . . . — Map (db m109415) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal Building
This building was constructed in 1924 as the Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal building. Designed by the architectural partnership of F.M. Rattenbury and P.L. James it became headquarters for the Canadian Pacific British Columbia Coast . . . — Map (db m118545) HM
British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap Regional District), Rogers Pass — Glacier House
A ninety room hotel complete with bowling alley and observation tower once stood in this quiet clearing!

Operated by the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1887 to 1925, it was used as a base by mountaineers, adventurers and sightseers from all over . . . — Map (db m108665) HM

British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap Regional District), Rogers Pass — The Loops
For many years steam locomotives on the mainline of the Canadian Pacific Railway rumbled across these stone pillars. Construction of the railway through these rugged mountains was a constant struggle. In this area, steep-sided valleys and cascading . . . — Map (db m110556) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), St. Stephen — A whale of a tale / Historie de cétacé

In the waters off New Brunswick you'll find magnificent creatures of the deep - among them, North Atlantic right whales, humpback whales and finback whales

In New Brunswick, we're proud to live along the beautiful shores of the Bay of . . . — Map (db m106917) HM

New Brunswick (Cumberland County), Amherst — Dominion Public Building — 1935 — Registered Heritage Property

[title is text] — Map (db m107024) HM

New Brunswick (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Trans Canada Highway

Formal opening of the Nova Scotia portion of the Trans Canada Highway from the New Brunswick border to terminals at Caribou and North Sydney, a distance of 279 miles, took place November 22, 1968, at this point; having been constructed as a . . . — Map (db m106956) HM

New Brunswick (Kings County), Sussex — Site of One of the First Irving Service Stations

On this site in 1930, K. C. Irving built one of the first Irving service stations. We are proud to donate this land to assist in the development of Peace Park, built for the enjoyment of the citizens of Sussex and their visitors.

Thank you . . . — Map (db m106903) HM

New Brunswick (Kings County), Sussex — War Memorial

In memory of those who gave their lives for freedom and Canada

[Dedicated] 2nd August 1970 — Map (db m106906) WM

New Brunswick (Kings County), Sussex — War Memorial

1914 ~ 1918 [Honored Dead]

John Andrews • John Bloomfield • Allen Bremner Leonard Bunnell • George Bunnell • Harry Carr George Calhoun • Frederick W. Crawford • George Chapman Guy Chapman • Thomas DeCoursey • John Dawson . . . — Map (db m106908) WM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Balmoral Grist Mill

[1.] Water turbines the power that ran the mill

This illustration shows one type of setup for a turbine driven gristmill.

Illustration from "the Red Mill Reborn". Used with permission of 'Lou Robertella, . . . — Map (db m108181) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Local Granite Stone

You can see where some of the rock has been removed to make a millstone

Located at Kennedy Hill, Central New Annan Donated by Mr. William Woodlock — Map (db m108169) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Sutherland Sawmill Turbine

This turbine came from a sawmill located a few hundred yards upstream of our mill

The saw mill was built ca 1886 by brothers James and Alexander Sutherland. Another brother Robert, built a blacksmith shop on the same property. The . . . — Map (db m108182) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Balmoral Mills — Turbines: From Direct to Indirect Power Production

Turbines began to become commonplace in the mid-1800's and had virtually replaced vertical waterwheels by the mid 1860's.

Below are a number of illustrations showing typical mill setups and power transfer.

In 1881 the Schoellkopf Power . . . — Map (db m108183) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Brule Corner — Duncan MacLanders and Johanne Faulkner

Within this iron fence lies Duncan MacLanders 1788 - 1870 and Johanne Faulkner 1788 - 1876

First of the line to leave the shores of Scotland and seek a freer and fuller life in the New World.

Erected by descendants . . . — Map (db m108165) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Lower Truro — First Landing

In 1760-62 near this Head of Cobequid Bay the first English speaking settlers of the Townships of Onslow and Truro landed. Of Ulster Irish, Scottish and English stock, these pioneers were among those brought to Nova Scotia from New England by . . . — Map (db m108717) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Tatamagouche — Naval Encounter at Tatamagouche — (15th June, 1745)

In this harbour Capt. David Donahew of New England with three armed vessels surprised Lieut. Paul Marin's allied force en route from Annapolis Royal to Louisbourg. He drove them ashore, disheartened the Canadian Indians and prevented the French . . . — Map (db m108133) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Tatamagouche — War Memorial

In memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918

Alexander Henderson • George McIntosh Freeman McLellan • Harry McLellan George Powers • Arthur Rose • William Tattrie Roy Weatherby • George Weatherby Orrin . . . — Map (db m108154) WM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), The Falls — St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church — The Falls, Nova Scotia — 1872 - 2002

The land for the church was donated by Mr. John R. Hayman and was contracted to be built for the sum of one thousand, four hundred thirty two dollars. The closing service for St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church was held . . . — Map (db m108184) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada

Legend

This plaque commemorates

The centennial of the formation of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1875; The ministry of the Rev. Daniel Cock (1771-1805) of Greenock, Scotland, and the Rev. David Smith (1771-1795) of St. . . . — Map (db m108220) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — First Presbyterian/United Church

Town of Truro Registered Heritage Property

Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property — Map (db m108223) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — Old Provincial Normal College — 1877-78

Town of Truro Registered Heritage Property

Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property — Map (db m108192) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — The Lumber Jack, circa 1900

The Lumber Jack represents the exciting role Truro has played in development of forestry in Nova Scotia. Truro has always been, and still is today, a centre of forestry activity. The forest industry continues to be the backbone of the local and . . . — Map (db m108243) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — Truro Post Office / Le Bureau de Poste de Truro

This building, opened in 1884, was erected to house the Post Office, Customs and Internal Revenue. Designed under the supervision of federal Chief Architect Thomas Fuller, the Truro Post Office was part of a nation-wide programme to house . . . — Map (db m108244) HM

Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — War Memorial — Lest We Forget

Erected by the Citizens of Truro

In Honor of the Men who during The Great War 1914 - 18 nobly upheld the honor of the Empire in France and Flanders and gave their lives that right shall prevail

[World War II] 1939 . . . — Map (db m108214) WM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Edward Barron Chandler — 1800 - 1880

Born in Amherst, Chandler was called to the New Brunswick bar in 1823. He represented Westmorland in the legislature (1827-36), was a Legislative Councillor (1836-78) and a member of the Executive Council almost continuously between 1844 and . . . — Map (db m107018) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Former Site of Amherst Post Office — 1935 - 1976

[Title is text] — Map (db m107022) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Jonathan McCully — 1809 - 1877

Born in Cumberland County, N. S., McCully practised law in Amherst and was appointed to the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia in 1848 serving as Solicitor General and Government leader in the Council (1860-62). As editor of the Halifax . . . — Map (db m108034) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Robert Barry Dickey — 1811 - 1903

Born in Amherst, educated at Windsor Academy, and called to the bar in 1834, Dickey practiced law in Amherst and sat in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia (1858-67). A Father of Confederation, he attended both the Charlottetown and Quebec . . . — Map (db m107017) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — Sir Charles Tupper — 1821 - 1915

Born at Amherst and educated in medicine, Tupper was elected in 1855 to the Nova Scotia Assembly, becoming Premier in 1864. In alliance with John A. Macdonald, he skilfully manoeuvered unwilling Nova Scotians into Confederation. Having held . . . — Map (db m108038) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Amherst — World Wars Memorial

Erected by Senator and Mrs. Curry in memory of their son Captain Leon Hall Curry and his Brothers in Arms from Cumberland County who gave their lives to their country in the Great German War 1914 - 1918

[Roll of Honored . . . — Map (db m108029) WM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Amherst – Modern Period 1800s and 1900s

A Manufacturing Town All major roads and rail-lines run through Amherst, making it a natural gateway into Nova Scotia. The town is also in the middle of a rich agricultural and coal-mining area.

Amherst became a major manufacturing . . . — Map (db m112104) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Beaubassin

[Face] The Acadian village of Beaubassin on this site was founded by settlers from Port Royal around 1672. Upon the arrival of Major Charles Lawrence with British troops in April 1750, the French authorities had the village destroyed in . . . — Map (db m106953) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Beaubassin 1672-1750

This area was the site of the Acadian village of Beaubassin, first known Bourgeois settlement. Raided in 1696 and again in 1703 by a force from Boston under Captain Ben Church. Occupied by French troops in 1746 who travelled on snowshoes in . . . — Map (db m106951) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Early Inhabitants

The First Nations Native peoples have lived around the Chignecto Isthmus for thousands of years. Travelling in family groups and small nomadic bands, they moved from area to area harvesting seasonal food sources.

Early French . . . — Map (db m112112) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Fort Lawrence and English Settlement

Fort Lawrence In the 18th century, the Chignecto Isthmus played an important role in the struggle between France and Britain for North American supremacy. In 1713 the Treaty of Utrecht had failed to clearly establish the border of Nova . . . — Map (db m112110) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Natural History

Geology This area is located in the Carboniferous Lowlands of Nova Scotia. The underlying bedrock is sedimentary with varying proportions of sandstone and mudstone. In some areas where the bedrock has been folded, the sandstone has been . . . — Map (db m108707) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Un hommage à/A Tribute to Jacob (Jacques) Bourgeois

Fondateur, vers 1672, de Beaubassin premier établissement dans la région de la rivière Missagouèche et initiateur de l'agriculture maraîchère en Acadie

Jacob Bourgeois arriva à Port-Royal en 1641 à titre de chirurgien pour la colonie . . . — Map (db m107012) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Evolution of Pugwash Industry — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

Pugwash sits on top the largest salt deposit in Atlantic Canada. The train tracks, bridges, and wharves that defined the tapestry of the village infrastructure changed significantly over the decades as local industry evolved, including the . . . — Map (db m108068) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Nova Scotia Clayworks — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

While lobster boats have filled the local wharves for generations, the community's most unique feature may have been the 130 ft. (39.6m) smoke stack belonging to Nova Scotia Clayworks on the opposite side of the harbour. Started in 1889, the . . . — Map (db m108078) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Pugwash Harbour — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

The deep harbour of Pugwash has a long and storied seafaring heritage, with many eras of ships carrying lumber and raw materials up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

[Historic Pugwash photos]

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only . . . — Map (db m108080) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Pugwash Railway Station — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

The Pugwash Railway Station, completed in 1892, is one of only two stations designed by Sir Sandford Fleming that is still standing in Nova Scotia. The station is also famous for its part in the 1957 "Thinkers Conference" where Pugwash native . . . — Map (db m108069) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Pugwash Streetscapes — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

Historically, the main streets were lined with hotels, merchants, and services one would expect of a long-standing port village. The village endured seven devastating fires between 1877 to 1929 that permanently changed the street-scape . . . — Map (db m108083) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Pugwash Train Station 1961 — Pugwash Heritage

The station was built in 1888. Rail service to Pugwash commenced in 1890 and ceased in 1993. Five miles of track linked Pugwash to the Shortline at Pugwash Junction. The Shortline ran from Pictou to Oxford Junction linking it with the rail . . . — Map (db m108070) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — The Gathering of the Clans — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

All of the community celebrations culminate on Water Street. Canada Day has been celebrated in Pugwash since 1951 with festivities called "The Gathering of the Clans" paying homage to some of its founding settlers. This is also the reason many . . . — Map (db m108076) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — The Pugwash Conferences and Masonic Lodge — Our Harbour • Our Heritage

The Pugwash Conferences on Science & World Affairs

The Pugwash Conferences take their names from the location of the first meeting, held in 1957, in the village of Pugwash, Nova Scotia, birthplace of their host, American philanthropist . . . — Map (db m108075) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — World Wars Memorial — 1914 - 1918 • 1939 - 1945 — Lest We Forget

[Great War Honored Dead] Douglas Langille • Harold Esty Benjamin Percy Erle Benjamin • William McLean Borden Cecil Raymond Richards • Frederick Elias King Frank Demings • Harry Hector McLellan Andrew Gray McPherson • George Selig . . . — Map (db m108059) WM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace — Saint Matthew's Presbyterian Church — Provincial Heritage Property

[Title is text] — Map (db m108100) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace — St. John's United Church Cemetery — Wallace — 1810 - 1934

[List of burials] — Map (db m108101) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace — War Memorial — Lest We Forget

World War I 1914 - 1918 William Baird • James Bathgate • Alexander Craib James Crooks • Kenneth Hape • Charles MacNutt Elmer MacNutt • Wellsley McCann • Daniel Reeves Chester Slack • Harold Slack • Gordon Tingley Renton Fisher • . . . — Map (db m108094) WM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace Bridge — Simon Newcomb — 1835-1909

Born at Wallace Bridge, Newcomb moved to the United States in 1853. Graduating from Harvard he became Professor of Mathematics in the U.S. Navy and was assigned to the Naval Observatory. He was soon recognized as an authority on mathematical . . . — Map (db m108085) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Wallace Bridge — Willard Sterling Boyle, C.C. — Inventor / Inventeur — Nobel Laureate (Physics, 2009) / Lauréat du prix Nobel (Physique, 2009)

Bill was from Wallace, where his grandfather worked in the quarry and kept the lighthouse. His father was the village doctor until their move to the backwoods of northern Quebec. While there, Bill was home schooled by his mother until age 14, . . . — Map (db m108089) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — "Bridges for Canada"/« Ponts pour le Canada » — The Centennial of the Canadian Military Engineers — Le centenaire du Génie militaire canadien

In 2000, to commemorate a century of service, Canadian Military Engineers embarked on a three-year program of assisting communities along the Trans Canada Trail to construct and restore bridges. Thirty of these bridges are shown here.

For . . . — Map (db m113207) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — How Dartmouth Has Grown — A Marker of Distinction

In August 1750, the 504 ton ship Alderney arrived after a month's sail from England with 353 settlers, who made their first landing near the sawmill site. They laid out 184 building lots, 50 feet by 100, and named the settlement after . . . — Map (db m113104) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Legion War Memorial — "Lest We Forget"

Boer War 1899 - 1902 World War I 1914 - 1918 World War II 1939 - 1945 Korea War 1950 - 1953 Afghanistan 2001 - 2014 — Map (db m108806) WM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Starboard Propeller of CCGS John A. Macdonald

This is the starboard propeller of the Canadian coastguard [sic - Coast Guard] Icebreaker, John A. MacDonald [sic - Macdonald]. The propeller was damaged while the John A. MacDonald was assisting the 115,000 ton oil tanker, SS Manhattan, in her . . . — Map (db m113082) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Sullivan's Pond — A Marker of Distinction

Sullivan’s Pond was a vital feature of the historic Shubenacadie Canal, the traditional water route of Mi’kmaq Indians connecting the harbour at Dartmouth with Minas Pasin and the Bay of Fundy. When the Canal operated, from 1861 to 1870, water . . . — Map (db m108732) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Totem Pole

This totem pole, carved by three Kwakiutl Indian carvers from a log of western red cedar, is a gift to the 1969 Canada Games Society on the occasion of the first Canadian Summer Games, held in the twin cities of Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova . . . — Map (db m108731) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Vera B. Stone — A Tribute / Un Hommage

An avid walker, trail enthusiast, leader, mentor and diligent worker, Vera B. Stone defines the Trans Canada Trail movement in Nova Scotia. As a founding member and a longstanding Chair for the Trans Canada Trail Committee of the Nova . . . — Map (db m113189) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Wild about roses/La vie en rose — Rosa acicularis

Wild roses add beauty and colour to roadsides, open woods, prairies, and rocky places all across Canada. They may have pink or white flowers, be with or without thorns, and stand as high as 2.5 metres. Wild roses are considered a weed in . . . — Map (db m113194) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — "Hamilton" Flower-bed arrangement — Disposition de lit de fleurs, "Hamilton"

[Historic photo by] J.A. Irvine, [circa?] 1895-1905 — Map (db m112810) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Boer War Memorial Fountain

Erected by the Commissioners of the Public Gardens in commemoration of the services of our Citizen Soldiers in the South African Campaign 1899~1902 — Map (db m112796) WM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Canadian Military Engineers/Génie militaire canadien

Proudly serving Canada and their fellow citizens at home and abroad.

In a new and awesome land that was to become Canada, adventurous French and British military engineers surveyed the colossal, mapped the incredible and built the . . . — Map (db m113199) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Celtic Cross

Dedicated to the original Irish settlers of 1749 and to the contributions of the Irish community to Halifax, to Nova Scotia and to Canada

Tíolactha do na hÉireannaigh a bhain fúthu í Halifax sa bhliain 1749 is mar aitheantas da . . . — Map (db m113130) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Drinking Fountain / Fontaine d'eau potable

Wallace Diengner, c./vers 1905

[Historic photo showing two young girls at the drinking fountain] — Map (db m112823) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Halifax Explosion Unidentified Dead — We Remember

To the memory of the Unidentified Dead. Victims of the Great Disaster December 6, 1917. ————————————— Here lie buried Unidentified Victims of the . . . — Map (db m113041) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Here We Began — A Marker of Distinction

Just inland from this place, Chebucto Landing, 2,576 first permanent settlers of Halifax came ashore from thirteen small ships in June 1749. Here, you are at the shore of one of the great natural harbours of the world, the focus of Halifax's . . . — Map (db m113185) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — HMCS Sackville K-181 — Canadian Naval Memorial Trust — "A National Historic Site Of Canada"

Open for viewing daily, 10:00am to 5:00PM Come visit the ship, on the waterfront, behind the Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

HMCS Sackville is the last of 267 Flower Class Corvettes built for the Allied Navies during WWII. Of . . . — Map (db m112799) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Horticulture Hall, post-1945 — Maison de l'horticulture, après 1945

Photographer unknown Année Photographie

[Historic photo shows sailors on the Horticulture Hall porch] — Map (db m112811) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Izaak Walton & Dorothy Johnston Killam

Izaak Walton Killam, born in Yarmouth, N.S. in 1885, was the leading Canadian business person of the first half of the 20th Century. His Royal Securities Corporation owned, controlled or financed many of Canada's major companies, mainly in pulp . . . — Map (db m113081) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating
. . . — Map (db m112824) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Public Garden Foundation Fountain

Hurricane Juan struck Halifax on September 29, 2003, devastating the Halifax Public Gardens. A volunteer-led foundation was formed to raise funds and restore the Gardens and historic Horticultural Hall.

This fountain and plaza were . . . — Map (db m112821) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Summer House / Pavillon d'été

Notman Studio / Studio Notman, 1879

[Historic photo of a park pavilion that no longer exists] — Map (db m112826) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Dockyard Clock / L'horloge de L'arsenal

The Naval Dockyard Clock was fabricated in London, England in 1767 by Ayneth Thwaites. It has kept time in peace and war for generations of sailors and dockyard civilian workers from 1772 to 1993. The Dockyard Clock is the last . . . — Map (db m113186) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Mitchell House — c. 1840

City of Halifax Registered Heritage Property — Map (db m113166) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Public Gardens

Halifax has been the scene of many "firsts" in Canada. These eighteen acres, comprising one of Canada's most attractive Victorian public gardens, derived from an earlier site, part of the original Common, chosen for the Gardens in 1841, the . . . — Map (db m112715) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Unveiling, Jubilee Fountain / Inauguration, Fontaine du Jubilé

Studio Notman Studio, 1897

[Historic photo of the fountain unveiling] ————————————— Erected by the Garden Commissioners in commemoration of Queen Victoria's . . . — Map (db m112947) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Welcome to the Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens is one of the finest surviving examples of Victorian Gardens in North America. It was established in 1874 by the amalgamation of two older gardens, the Nova Scotia Horticultural Society Garden (laid out in 1837) and . . . — Map (db m112791) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Monumental Work Of Art

What would you do with a 30-metre (0.01-mile) outcrop of granite in your backyard? Artist William deGarthe decided to carve a work of art from the granite you see here.

In 1977, at the age of 70, deGarthe picked up his chisels and power . . . — Map (db m112680) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Natural Masterpiece

Do you think of Peggy's Cove when you think of Nova Scotia? It seems many people do. After all, thousands of visitors come to our seaside community each year - most inspired by a photo or painting they saw in a calendar, book or gallery.

It . . . — Map (db m112697) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Fishermen's Monument — by William E. deGarthe, Artist and Sculptor

This work of art is a lasting memorial to the gallant men of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, who harvest our oceans. The monument depicts from left to right: Fisherman's Family; Peggy of the Cove; Fishermen at Work.

This monument was donated to . . . — Map (db m112691) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Here's The Catch

See the boats [1], sheds [2], nets and traps [3] along the harbour? These are the essential tools of a working fishing community like Peggy's Cove, and a reminder that it was fishermen and their families who established this . . . — Map (db m112618) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Home Sweet Home

How do you build a house on exposed granite bedrock where there are few trees to provide lumber, let alone protection from wind, rain and high tides? This is the challenge faced by the first families to settle Peggy's Cove.

Using the trees . . . — Map (db m112574) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Art of deGarthe

You've probably seen many paintings of Peggy's Cove. Famed marine artist and sculptor William deGarthe may have painted some of these works.[1]

Born in Finland in 1907, deGarthe came to Canada in 1926, eventually settling in Halifax. An . . . — Map (db m112693) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Cold, Hard Facts About Glaciers

Wondering why there are so many large boulders scattered around Peggy's Cove, and why some of them are precariously balanced on smaller boulders or steep slopes? What you see is the work of glaciers.

Twenty thousand years ago, continental . . . — Map (db m112610) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Lure of Peggy's Cove

Before Peggy's Cove was a community, it was a popular destination among fishermen. But what inspired these fishermen to make this their permanent home? It was this sheltered cove, which offered close proximity to the large populations of fish . . . — Map (db m112570) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Through Rain, Sleet and Darkest Night

From the outside it looks like a traditional lighthouse, but looks can be deceiving. Step inside and you'll find yourself in a post office [1], the only one of its kind in Canada and perhaps the world. Every summer since 1975 the Peggy's . . . — Map (db m112659) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — When Continents Collide / Carving A Cove

When Continents Collide See the picture of the Himalayan mountain range on this panel? You may find this hard to believe, but that's pretty much what Peggy's Cove looked like almost 380 million years ago. And the granite coastline you see . . . — Map (db m112557) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 12 — Bridges / Les ponts — ***Riverfront Renaissance***

Bridging the LaHave It is only fitting that a place named "Bridgewater" should have such a rich history of bridges. Between 1825 and 1983, five bridges have spanned the LaHave River, connecting east and west Bridgewater. Prior to . . . — Map (db m112428) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 6 — The Great Fire 1899 / Le grand incendie de 1899 — ***Riverfront Renaissance***

Up in Flames In the cold, early hours of January 12, 1899, a fire began in the basement store of E. B. Simonson, located in the Music Hall at the corner of Dominion Street, and Commercial (now King) Street, where you are . . . — Map (db m112426) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — 1753 Open-Air Protestant Interfaith Church Services

Here, in the year 1753, before any church was built, open-air Divine Services were held and Holy Communion administered in English, French, and German, to the first settlers and Garrison of the Town of Lunenburg by the Reverend Jean Baptiste . . . — Map (db m112431) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Finck-Holder House — Registered Heritage Property — Circa 1829

[Title is text] — Map (db m112478) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Koch-Solomon House

Solomon House c.1775 One of Lunenburg's Most Historic Homes Built by Heinrich Koch

Heinrich Koch was nineteen when he arrived at Lunenburg with the first settlers in 1753.

The next year, with his father Anton, he set up the . . . — Map (db m112430) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Lennox Tavern — 1791

Provincial Heritage Property

Registered Heritage Property

Nova Scotia Heritage Award 1998

Lunenburg Recognition for Restoration Award 2000 — Map (db m112477) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / Église Anglicane St. John

Prominently sited on the parade square, this church was an important symbol of British authority and Anglican dominance for Lunenburg's early settlers, who were mainly German-speaking Protestants. From construction in 1754 through many . . . — Map (db m112453) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / L'église anglicane St. John's

The first Anglican services in Lunenburg were held outdoors on this site and were conducted by a missionary from England. A two-storey structure in the New England Meeting House style was built between 1754 and 1763. The oak frames were . . . — Map (db m112486) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Parish Hall — formerly Lunenburg Courthouse — 1775 1902

Registered Heritage Property Parish Hall Circa 1775 — Map (db m112408) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Fire / Le Feu

Beginning in the early hours of November 1, 2001, fire ravaged this historic church, substantially destroying the building. Undaunted by the destruction, the parishioners decided to restore the church. With financial help from friends around . . . — Map (db m112454) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Jessen Bell / La Cloche Jessen

This bell hung in the tower of St. John's since 1814 and served as the tolling bell for over 185 years. It was cast at the Whitechapel Foundry in London, England. On November 1, 2001, fire ravished through the Church, destroying the tower and . . . — Map (db m112432) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church / L'eglise lutherienne evangelique de Sion

Lunenburg is home to the oldest worshiping Lutheran congregation in Canada. The first Lutherans, mostly Germans from farming districts of the Upper Rhine, settled in the Town in 1753. Initially they worshiped outdoors and later were allowed . . . — Map (db m112480) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Mahone Bay — War Memorial — Lest We Forget — Hold High The Torch From Falling Hands We Threw

This stone of remembrance is erected in loving memory of our brave men who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 for Truth Justice Liberty

In honour of all who served and in grateful appreciation of the . . . — Map (db m112530) WM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Beam Trawler Jutland Memorial

In memory of the crew of the Beam Trawler Jutland foundered at sea March 11, 1920 These crossed anchors recovered from fishing banks on Jutland's previous trip are placed as a symbol of our hope that their souls are resting . . . — Map (db m112407) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Liverpool Town Hall / L'Hotel de Ville de Liverpool

Designed by Halifax architect Herbert E. Gates, this dignitied town hall was constructed in 1901-1902. Such buildings were central to civic life across the country, providing accommodation for the growing number of services administered by . . . — Map (db m112404) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Old Burial Ground — 1760 — Historic Site
. . . — Map (db m112381) HM
Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Remembering the Deceased

The tradition of marking a burial grew out of people's inability to accept the finality of death. Since stone, by the human timescale, is not subject to decay, it represented something eternal.

The old burying grounds is one of Nova . . . — Map (db m112406) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Step Back in Time / The Final Resting Place

Step Back in Time

Step back to the beginning of the seventeenth century. The Mi'Kmaq had given Liverpool the name 'Ogomkegea', meaning "place of departure." Descending the Mersey River in the spring they would disperse along the . . . — Map (db m112387) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — War Memorial

Erected by the Citizens of Queens County to the Glory of God and in loving memory of their sons who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War

1914 [World War I Honored Dead] 1918

1939 [World War II Honored Dead] . . . — Map (db m112398) WM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — A Diverse Fishery

Fishing has been the backbone of Yarmouth's culture and economy for over 200 years. In the early days, salted dried cod was shipped by schooners and barques headed to the West Indies in exchange for rum, molasses and sugar. Today Yarmouth's . . . — Map (db m107349) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — A Footstep into the Harbour

A Footstep into the Harbour The Southwestern shore of Nova Scotia, including Yarmouth County, is home to one of Canada's largest fisheries. For over two hundred years, fishing boats have sailed past this point, as well as from other ports . . . — Map (db m107638) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Ballard [sic - Bollard]

This Ballard [sic - Bollard]

was located on a wharf in Yarmouth in the early 1900's. It's purpose was to tie ships to the wharf. It weighs 450 pounds.

Donated by Mr. Danny MacIsaac — Map (db m107255) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Bell
. . . — Map (db m107256) HM
Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Cape Forchu's Guiding Light

An enduring symbol of Yarmouth's historic and economic ties to the sea, a lighthouse has towered over the rocky headlands of Cape Forchu since 1839, guiding mariners to the safety of Yarmouth Harbour. The current lighthouse was automated in . . . — Map (db m107293) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Cheboque

Cheboque The name "Cheboque" comes from the Mi'kmaw word for "big marshes", a very accurate name for this area. Beginning at Arcadia, the Cheboque salt marsh sprawls 343 hectares (837 acres) alongside the Cheboque River.

According to . . . — Map (db m107735) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Explosive Geology

The amazing geological formations you see along the Leif Ericson Trail, and at Cape Forchu, are the result of ancient volcanoes that erupted approximately 444-429 million years ago during the Silurian and early Devonian periods in Earth's . . . — Map (db m107540) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Harbour of Deception

Harbour of Deception For almost two centuries, Yarmouth's False Harbour has lived up to its name. Located at the end of Cape Forchu, False Harbour's rocky shores have fooled the most experienced and capable of mariners, especially during . . . — Map (db m107719) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — In Dire Need of a Lighthouse

The Town of Yarmouth, and its surrounding area, was settled in 1761 by Planters from Massachusetts. These settlers fished along the coast and harvested lumber from the forests to build homes, businesses and sailing vessels. By the . . . — Map (db m107298) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Lost to the Sea / Perdus en Mer

The year 1879 was a disastrous one for Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, with no fewer than 31 vessels lost along with 106 persons. The ships lost were among the best of the Yarmouth fleet, some carrying valuable cargoes. The loss of life left . . . — Map (db m107392) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — M.V. Bluenose Anchor

This Anchor was donated to Freinds [sic - Friends] of the Yarmouth Light Society, by Bay Ferries. The fluke was broken off, when it got caught in [the] rocks on bottom, while at anchor just off the lighthouse. This anchor came off the . . . — Map (db m107648) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Phare Cap-Forchu / Cape Forchu Lightstation

Balise canadienne Lorsque Samuel de Champlain visita la région en 1604, il la nomma Cap-Fourchu. Un an plus tard, Champlain s'installa à Port-Royal ou, La Cadie, un nom dérivé du nom « L'Arcadie » qu'un explorateur italien aviat donné à . . . — Map (db m107359) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Pieces of the Past

Pieces of the Past Since 1840, a lighthouse has kept watch over Cape Forchu and the approaches of Yarmouth Harbour.

In 1962, the original lighthouse was replaced with the iconic "apple core" structure that towers over the Cape . . . — Map (db m107551) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — The Power of the Sea

Watching the waves crashing around Cape Forchu provides a small glimpse of the awesome and terrifying power of the sea. It continually shapes the lives of those who live and work by it. A source of beauty, bounty and economic prosperity, the . . . — Map (db m107284) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — The Tusket Islands

The Tusket Islands Located south of Yarmouth, the Tusket Islands extend mainly along the coast, from Pinkney's Point to Wedgeport. The Tusket Island chain was once a great asset to the fishing economy of Nova Scotia's Southwestern . . . — Map (db m107652) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Welcome to the Leif Ericson Trail

A Yarmouth - Viking Connection? This scenic trail is named after the famous Norse explorer, and son of Eric the Red, Leif Ericson, who may have visited these shores sometime around 1000 AD.

Many scholars regard Leif Ericson as the . . . — Map (db m107487) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Hubbard's Point — Barges de foin salé de Buttes-Amirault — Salt Haystacks of Amirault's Hill

Jusaqu'aux années 1950 on pouvait encore voir plus de 1000 barges ou meules de foin entre la Pointe-du-Sault et la Pointe-des-Hubbard, surtout dans la région appelée « Passe de pré ». Des hommes habiles à la faux pouvaient faucher . . . — Map (db m108766) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — What and When is Le Village Acadien? — Le Village historique acadien, c'est quoi?...c'est quand?

Le Village presents the lifestyle, culture and traditions of the Acadians of Nova Scotia at the turn of the 20th century, approximately 250 years after they first settled in the Pubnico area. This is the longest established Acadian region . . . — Map (db m108266) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — A Bond with the Sea / A Sustaining Faith — Un lien avec la mer / Une foi nourrissante

Before You Step Back in Time... Though Le Village historique acadien is a created outdoor museum, it speaks to truths about the overall Acadian experience in Nova Scotia, and to the particular life and times of the Pubnicos in the . . . — Map (db m108272) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — Les pionniers acadiens / Acadian Pioneers — Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse

Les pionniers acadiens

Pubnico est le plus ancien village acadien encore habité par les descendants des familles fondatrices. Vous trouverez, dans l'annuaire téléphonique, près de 400 personnes du nom d'Entremont. Ils sont les . . . — Map (db m107971) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — Recolter la mer / Harvesting the Sea — Quai Dennis Point / Dennis Point Wharf

Récolter la mer Vous êtes debout sur l'un des quais de pêche les plus achalandés au Canada.

Autrefois, le hareng était pêché dans des parcs en fascines, ou « nijagans » inventés par les Mi'kmaq. Le poisson entrait dans le . . . — Map (db m108006) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — Sieur Phillippe Mius-d'Entremont — 1609 - 1699

Foundateur de la Baronnie de Pobomcoup (Pubnico) 1653

Founder of the Barony of Pobomcoup (Pubnico) 1653

Don du reveil de Pombcoup Sculpteur - Albert Deveau - Sculptor Aout - 1998 - August Remplace - Replaced Sculpteur - . . . — Map (db m107967) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — What and Where is Acadie? / L'Acadie, c'est quoi?...c'est ou?

There is not now and never has been a single definition of Acadie, or Acadia. It all depends on the time period and one's point of view.

Back in the 1600s and early 1700s, Acadie was a loosely defined region that more or less . . . — Map (db m108271) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — Who are the Acadians? / Qui sont les Acadiens?

Acadians themselves can best answer this question, and our staff looks forward to sharing stories and insights into Acadian history and culture. We are also pleased to share some information on this panel for your reading pleasure.

As . . . — Map (db m108270) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Middle West Pubnico — Dennis Point — Living Wharves / Tchais Vivants

Following the fish While Dennis Point's most valuable fishery is lobster, this wharf is also home to Canada's largest ground fishing fleet. This diverse fishery takes our fishermen (and women) to many special fishing areas.

Going the . . . — Map (db m108001) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Rocco Point — Chapelle de la Pointe-à-Rocco / Chapel site at Rocco Point — Racines religieuses / Religious Roots

La chapelle originale fut construite sur le site en 1784. La vue sur la colline est superbe. Vous pouvez facilement imaginer l'arrivée des fidèles à la messe à pied, à cheval, par bateau, ou par attelage de bœufs.

Après son arrivée de . . . — Map (db m108627) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Rocco Point — Chapelle Site / Chapel Site

Le Site La Pointe-à-Rocco fut fondée en 1767 par les Acadiens revenus de l'exil. Pierre LeBlanc, Pierre et Louis Muis et Pierre Surette furent les premiers à s'établir dans le village. Ce site était le lieu de la première . . . — Map (db m108641) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Rocco Point — L'histoire des Surette / History of the Surettes

Avant la construction des églises, les enterrements avaient lieu près de la mer du côté d'Eel Brook. C'est dans cet endroit d'inhumation que seraient enterrés Catherine Bro et Pierre Suret II, le couple fondateur de la région.

Catherine . . . — Map (db m108637) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Ste. Anne du Ruisseau — Église Ste-Anne Church — Une foi vivante / Living Faith

Une chapelle fut construite à la Pointe-à-Rocco en 1784. Elle fut utilisée par des Acadiens et des Mi'kmaq de la région jusqu'à ce qu'une église plus grande soit construite sur le site en 1808. À la suite d'un incendie dévastateur en 1900, . . . — Map (db m108513) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Ste. Anne du Ruisseau — Saint Anne Catholic Church Veterans Memorial — Lest We Forget / De Peur Que Nous Oublions

1914 - 1918 [Died in Service] Anthony Doucette • Felix Doucette Simon Doucette

[Honor Roll of Veterans]

1939 - 1945 [Died in Service] Louis Babin • William Doucet Walter Deveau

[Honor Roll of . . . — Map (db m108613) WM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Argyle Township Court House and Gaol — Le Palais de Justice et Prison Canton d'Argyle

This well-preserved building, constructed between 1802 and 1805, is the oldest-known combined court house and jail still remaining in Canada. A prominent symbol of law and order, this building type was common to British North American towns in . . . — Map (db m108770) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Law in Nova Scotia / La Loi en Nouvelle-Écosse

Nova Scotia was the first colony in British North America to receive English law in all its jurisdictional variants, and the first colony to establish the legislative institutions necessary for the enactment of law. It was the first to . . . — Map (db m108771) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Lost at Sea / Perdus en Mer

The year 1879 was a disastrous one for Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, with no fewer than 31 vessels lost along with 106 persons. The ships lost were among the best of the Yarmouth fleet, some carrying valuable cargoes. The loss of life left . . . — Map (db m112154) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Palais de justice et Prison d’Argyle / Argyle Township Court House and Gaol

Le plus ancient tribunal

Le premier gouvernement local de la région du comté actuel de Yarmouth fut institué en 1789 par l’établissement du Tribunal des Sessions générales de la paix qui servait les districts de Yarmouth et d’Argyle. Il . . . — Map (db m112162) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — The/Le Village of Tusket — Looking South, ca. 1910 / Regardant Vers le Sud, Environ 1910

Next to the Court House on the east side of the street was the Tusket Cycle Company and just south of that, the Methodist Church built in 1877. On the opposite side of the street, the building in the foreground with the bundle of . . . — Map (db m108772) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — United Empire Loyalists

GIIIR

In proud memory of those United Empire Loyalists the majority of them of Dutch origin who defeated and despoiled were compelled to find refuge here following the American Revolution. Arriving . . . — Map (db m108760) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — World Wars Memorial — 1914 - 1918 • 1939 - 1945

In honour and loving memory of our heroes who met death to save life.

Corp. Joseph B. Jeffery 222979, 85th. Canadian Battalion Died of Wounds, St. Pol. France Oct. 4th. 1918 Aged 25 years

Pte. Clement . . . — Map (db m108761) WM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — 200th Anniversary Commemoration of the "Grand Deportation" — Commémoration du Deuxiéme Centenaire du "Grand Dérangement" — 1755 • 1955

[Title is text - Le titre est le texte]

[Dedicated] August 17, 1955. [Dévoué] le 27 août 1955. — Map (db m108371) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — 300th Anniversary of the Founding of Pubnico — 1651 • 1951

A la mémoire de sieur Philippe d'Entremont pionier, colonizateur et fondateur de Pubnico arrivé le 29 août 1651 —————— Pro Deo et Patria . . . — Map (db m108366) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — 350th Anniversary Tribute to Acadian Women

Hommage aux femmes courageuses et fortes qui ont formé et nourri notre communauté depuis 350 ans

Le 28 septembre 2003 —————— Tribute to the courageous and strong women who have . . . — Map (db m108393) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — Mémorial des guerres mondiales / World Wars Memorial

A la mémoire de ceux de Pubnico qui ont donné leur vie dans les deux guerres mondiales —————— In memory of those of Pubnico who gave their lives in the two World Wars

1914 . . . — Map (db m108394) WM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — Musée acadien et Centre de recherch / Acadian Museum and Research Center — Un musée vivant / Living Museum

Cette propriété familiale qui date des années 1800 a une bonne ossature et elle dégage une énergie extraordinaire. Mais pour sentir le pouls du musée, il faut rencontrer les Acadiens et écouter leurs histoires.

Prenons, par exemple, Simon « . . . — Map (db m108360) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — Perdu aux eaux / Lost to the Waters

L'eau de la mer, des lacs et des rivières peut être source de bonheur, de plaisir, de richesses, mais l'eau peut être aussi source d'épreuves, de malheur.

Ce monument veut rappeler la mémoire de ceux et celles qui furent engloutis . . . — Map (db m108397) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), West Pubnico — Potager Acadien / Acadian Garden

Les plantes dans le jardin sont représentatives de celles disponibles aux Acadiens en 1653. ——————————— Plants in the garden represent those accessible to the Acadians in . . . — Map (db m108362) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Cape Forchu Lighthouse

This replica was created and donated to the citizens of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia from Doug Koohtow, Holland Landing, Ontario May 28, 2014 — Map (db m107869) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Coronation Park

Sophia Killam Caie saw a need, and she was determined to meet it. The north end of town - Milton - needed a recreation ground for sports and games.

Mrs. Caie, along with her husband, Robert, owned a portion of land that was ideally . . . — Map (db m107323) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — East and West Camps, RCAF Station Yarmouth Nova Scotia

This plaque was erected to commemorate all Naval, Army, Air Force and civilian personnel who served at the Yarmouth Air Base in the War of 1939 - 1945 to maintain our democratic freedoms. — Map (db m107738) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — First Yarmouth Mayor and Council

The Town of Yarmouth _ Nova Scotia _ On its 75th anniversary as an incorporated town erects this memorial as a grateful tribute to the vision, devotion and unselfish public service of its First Mayor and Council we of . . . — Map (db m107878) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Frost Park

This park named in honor of Charles Sydney Frost, M.C. Native son who, through diligence and ability, became President of the Bank of Nova Scotia June 14, 1956 — Map (db m107872) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Frost Park — Town of Yarmouth

[Excerpt from Town of Yarmouth informational sign]

Get your bearings Named after Charles Sydney Frost, a Yarmouth resident who became president of the Bank of Nova Scoita, this green space at the heart of the town is the perfect place . . . — Map (db m107960) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Hartlin Trail — Robert E. Hartlin — 1936 - 2005

Executive Director Yarmouth Waterfront Development Corporation It is with great pleasure that the Yarmouth Waterfront Development Corporation dedicates this trail to the memory of Robert E. Hartlin. The "Hartlin Trail" extends . . . — Map (db m107897) HM


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