Southville, Africville and Lake Loon
Distance from Metro Halifax 269 km (2 hr 50 min) Settled in 1784, Weymouth Falls is the birthplace of legendary boxer Sam Langford, the “Boston Terror” (1881–1956).
Southville, Nova Scotia B0W
Eleven kilometers east of Dartmouth are the communities of Cherry Brook/Lake Loon, North Preston, and East Preston, which were once included within the British Township of Preston.
Lake Loon, Nova Scotia B2W
Africville was settled in about the 1840s by people from the Black Refugee communities of Hammonds Plains and Preston.
Africville, Nova Scotia B3K
Additonal Toursim Resources
African Nova Scotian Directory - Google Local Guide
African Nova Scotian Tourism Guide
Destination Liberty: Your guide to Black Historic Travel Destinations in Nova Scotia
Historical Black Settlements in Nova Scotia (Google Map)
Jamaican Maroons in Halifax: A Black Canadian History Guide
Nova Scotia Toursim: Discover African Nova Scotia