“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Colchester County, Nova Scotia

Balmoral Grist Mill Marker 2 image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2017
Balmoral Grist Mill Marker 2
1Nova 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
2Nova 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
3Nova 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 mill . . . — Map (db m108182) HM
4Nova 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 Station . . . — Map (db m108183) HM
5Nova 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 in . . . — Map (db m108165) HM
6Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Debert — Isgonish-French River Portage
English: This was the chief route of the French and Indians from Cobequid to Isle St. Jean and Louisbourg and later of the British from Halifax to Charlottetown. Français: C’était la route principale des Français . . . — Map (db m139192) HM
7Nova 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 the . . . — Map (db m108717) HM
8Nova 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
9Nova 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 F. . . . — Map (db m108154) WM
10Nova Scotia (Colchester County), The Falls — St. Andrew's Presbyterian ChurchThe 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 December . . . — Map (db m108184) HM
11Nova 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. Andrew's, . . . — Map (db m108220) HM
12Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — First Presbyterian/United Church
Town of Truro Registered Heritage Property Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property — Map (db m108223) HM
13Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — Old Provincial Normal College1877-78
Town of Truro Registered Heritage Property Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property — Map (db m108192) HM
14Nova 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
15Nova 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 federal . . . — Map (db m108244) HM
16Nova Scotia (Colchester County), Truro — War MemorialLest 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 - 45 . . . — Map (db m108214) WM
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