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Pictou, Aldershot and Greenville

Greenville

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A seven-minute drive from Yarmouth you will find the Black community of Greenville, which was originally settled as Salmon River in 1820.

Greenville
Greenville, Nova Scotia B0W
Canada

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Greenville United Baptist Church

in Registered African Nova Scotian Historic Places, Churches

The Greenville African Baptist Church is a simple Vernacular style building that was built in 1853 by and for the people of Greenville, Yarmouth County, NS - a small community northeast of the Town of Yarmouth.

726 Greenville Road
Greenville, Nova Scotia B5A 4A8
Canada

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Aldershot

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Slaves were bequeathed by will and included in the inventory of the property of the deceased.

Aldershot
Aldershot, Nova Scotia B4N
Canada

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Pictou

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In the 1760s, enslaved Africans arrived with Philadelphia Planters in the Pictou area and settled on what became known as the Philadelphia Grant.

Pictou
Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K
Canada

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Greenville Church Cemetery

in Statues, Monuments & Cemeteries, Registered African Nova Scotian Historic Places, Museums

The Greenville Church Cemetery was established in 1853 when the church it surrounds was built, though there are no remaining grave markers to visibly identify it as a burial ground.

726 Greenville Road
Greenville, Nova Scotia B0W
Canada

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Additonal Toursim Resources
African Nova Scotian Directory - Google Local Guide
African Nova Scotian Tourism Guide
Africville Story Map
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

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