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For thousands of years before Europeans came to North America, the Indigenous people of Mi’kma’ki travelled in canoes from Tewapskik (the Annapolis River) across to the Atlantic Ocean via a chain of lakes leading to Oqomkikiaq (the Mersey River) and…

The history of the Mahone Bay Museum began in 1979 when The Mahone Bay Founders Society formed to organize the celebration of Mahone Bay’s 225th Anniversary of the settlement in 1754. Various members in the community worked together to plan this…

Strategically placed, overlooking the confluence of the St. Croix and Avon Rivers, Fort Edward blockhouse has played an interesting role in the many and varied fortunes of our Maritime and National history since its erection in 1750. Complementing…

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Historic Nova Scotia

Historic Nova Scotia is a free app that allows you to explore Nova Scotia’s rich history. Developed by a number of cultural heritage organizations in Nova Scotia, Historic Nova Scotia is a mobile application that provides an interpretive view of many aspects of the region’s history. Each point on the interactive GPS-enabled map includes historical information about the site along with historic images and other digital resources from Nova Scotia’s cultural heritage organizations.

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