The rich history of the Greenville Baptist Church began in 1853, when Father Richard Preston visited Greenville in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – a village originally known as Salmon River. Father Preston was not only impressed with progress in the area…

Alfred Carl Fuller was born in 1885 to Leander and Phoebe Fuller in Welsford, Nova Scotia. He was ambitious even at a young age, and in 1903, moved to New England and started the Fuller Brush Company. Shortly after the business opened, Alfred gained…

There are very few towns, cities, and villages in the world that have not been affected by war. Communities have long felt sadness and loss as young men and women were sent to serve, leaving behind families and loved ones. Some who served never…

Throughout history, everywhere around the world, courageous individuals braved new lands in search of a better life for themselves and their families. For Yarmouth, those people were the families of Sealed Landers, Ebenezer Ellis, and Moses Perry.…

The Yarmouth County Museum officially opened its doors on June 9th, 1969, at 22 Collins Street, right in the heart of the Collins Heritage Conservation District. It is dedicated to the memory of Major Daniel and Alvina Murphy, who, two years earlier,…

Yarmouth County has a rich history with the sea, and not surprisingly, the shipping industry was very important to the area for many years. During the golden age of sail, Yarmouth had several shipping-related businesses, one of the most prominent…