Results in Southville, Weymouth, Guysborough, Five Mile Plains, Antigonish and Monastery

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Southville, Southville, Nova Scotia B0W , Canada
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).
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Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G , Canada
First settlers to this region were Black Loyalists. In 1787, Thomas Brownspriggs and 74 other Black Loyalist families were granted 3,000 acres of land in what is known today as East Tracadie, Antigonish County.
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Monastery, Monastery, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
First settlers to this region were Black Loyalists.
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Five Mile Plains, Five Mile Plains, Nova Scotia B0N , Canada
Early enslaved African settlers arrived with New England Planters from Rhode Island, who took over lands following the expulsion of the Acadians (1755).
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824 Weymouth Falls Road, Weymouth, Nova Scotia B02 3T0 , Canada
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474 Highway 16, RR#1, Monastery, Nova Scotia B0H 1W0 , Canada
(902) 232-3495
Tracadie United Baptist Church located in Monastery, Nova Scotia was planted in 1787 because the vast majority of early Loyalist, Maroon, and Immigrant settlers in the region, were denied the freedom to worship or be baptized in a local church.
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(902) 232-3495
Guysborough, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
A large group of Black Loyalists settled here at Chedabucto Bay in 1784 after fire swept through and destroyed their Port Mouton settlement during the winter.
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9996 Highway 16, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H1N0 , Canada
(902) 533- 2805
Career Connections Nova Scotia Works is committed to creating an inclusive environment while providing employment services.
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(902) 533- 2805
4575 Main St., Weymouth, Nova Scotia B0W 3T0 , Canada
Join us for a free screening of Africville: Can’t Stop Now on February 17th at 11am at Sissiboo Landing in Weymouth, Nova Scotia. We’d love to see you!
When Mon From 02/17/2020 to 02/17/2020 11:00 am
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106 Church Street, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0 , Canada
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27 Green Street, P.O. Box 19, Guysborough, Nova Scotia B0H 1N0 , Canada
(902) 533-4006
The Centre holds numerous valuable resources recording the history and heritage of African Nova Scotians in the Guysborough and Strait regions, it was established in 2001 and runs under the auspices of the Strait District School Board.
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(902) 533-4006
71 Hawthorne St, Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 1A6 , Canada
The Department of Sociology is excited to announce that Robyn Maynard will deliver the 10th annual Dr. Agnes Calliste African Heritage Lecture.
When Thu From 02/06/2020 to 02/06/2020 7:00 pm
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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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