Results in Melville Island, Pictou, Antigonish and Mabou

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Melville Island, Melville Island, Nova Scotia , Canada
The complex on Melville Island was a holding place for enemy prisoners during various periods throughout its existence.
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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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Pictou, Pictou, Nova Scotia B0K , Canada
In the 1760s, enslaved Africans arrived with Philadelphia Planters in the Pictou area and settled on what became known as the Philadelphia Grant.
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Mabou, Mabou, Nova Scotia B0E , Canada
Here is a rare thing indeed—a monument for a former slave, one of Mabou’s first settlers!
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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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