Results in Southville, Birchtown, Pictou and Antigonish

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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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119 Old Birchtown Rd, Birchtown, Nova Scotia , Canada
902-422-7961 ext. 230
The presentation will cover: information about dementia, risk factors, symptoms, programs & services we offer.
When Fri From 11/29/2019 to 11/29/2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
902-422-7961 ext. 230
Birchtown, Birchtown, Nova Scotia B0T , Canada
Under the leadership of Col. Stephen Blucke, of the all-Black regiment the Black Pioneers, the land for the settlement of Port Roseway (present-day Shelburne) was cleared.
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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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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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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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