Results in Pictou, Greenville, Antigonish, Mabou and River Philip

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River Philip, River Philip, Nova Scotia B0M , Canada
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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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726 Greenville Road, Greenville, Nova Scotia B0W , Canada
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.
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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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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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Greenville, Greenville, Nova Scotia B0W , Canada
A seven-minute drive from Yarmouth you will find the Black community of Greenville, which was originally settled as Salmon River in 1820.
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726 Greenville Road, Greenville, Nova Scotia B5A 4A8 , Canada
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.
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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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