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Monastery, Monastery, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
First settlers to this region were Black Loyalists.
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New Waterford, New Waterford, Nova Scotia B1H , Canada
Many of the African Nova Scotian men who lived in Cape Breton were also employed as miners.
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Sydney, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1S , Canada
In the early 1900s many immigrants came to Cape Breton as laborers to work for the Dominion Iron and Steel Company.
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New Glasgow, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia B2H , Canada
Most of the inhabitants of this town are descended from settlers who arrived in the province in the mid-to-late 1700s.
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Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H , Canada
Today Amherst sits about 2 miles east of the original town.
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Africville, Africville, Nova Scotia B3K , Canada
Africville was settled in about the 1840s by people from the Black Refugee communities of Hammonds Plains and Preston.
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Aldershot, Aldershot, Nova Scotia B4N , Canada
Slaves were bequeathed by will and included in the inventory of the property of the deceased.
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Hammonds Plains, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia B4B , Canada
This area is composed of four different settlements: Pockwock, Camp-Town, Kehoe, and Upper Hammonds Plains.
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Hantsport, Hantsport, Nova Scotia B0P , Canada
On the grounds of the United Baptist Church in Hantsport you are sure to see a cairn commemorating one of Canada’s brave naval heroes—William N. Hall (1821–1904).
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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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