Antigonish and Granville Ferry
The Black settlers of this area came primarily in the 18th century. Former Canadian “Snow Bird” instructor and pilot, retired Canadian Air Force Major Walter Peters, hails from Litchfield.
Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S
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.
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G
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