New Glasgow in Pictou County, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is August 6, 1975.
Location. 45° 35.3′ N, 62° 38.623′ W. Marker is in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, in Pictou County. Marker can be reached from Archimedes Street (Nova Scotia Route 4) (Nova Scotia Route 289) just north of Dalhousie Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located beside the walkway on the north side of the New Glasgow Public Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 182 Dalhousie Street, New Glasgow NS B2H 5E3, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Viola Desmond (a few steps from this marker); New Glasgow Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); New Glasgow Town Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); George Frederick Cameron Laurie Peace Park (about 90 meters away); New Glasgow D-Day Memorial (about 120 meters away); Industrial Centre Lofts (about 120 meters away); Bell's Corner (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Glasgow.
Also see . . .
1. Festival of the Tartans. The Festival of Tartans began as “The Braemar” in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. It was introduced as a way to enable all sports enthusiasts to prepare themselves for other sports competitions throughout the province. It began as a small event with less than 100 participants enjoying the sports events, but this small and humble beginning was soon to be reborn into an event that people from all over the world have come to enjoy. (Submitted on January 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. New Glasgow Festival of Tartans. The Festival of the Tartans - New Glasgow Highland Games is celebrated every year with a four day program that is sure to bring out the Scot in everyone, even those without Scottish roots! The Festival of the Tartans celebrates traditional Scottish culture (Submitted on January 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. New Glasgow History (Wikipedia). Scottish immigrants, including those on the ship Hector in 1773, settled the area of the East River of Pictou during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. (Submitted on January 23, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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