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River Philip, River Philip, Nova Scotia B0M , Canada
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Acaciaville, Acaciaville, Nova Scotia B0V , Canada
Conway/Jordantown/Acaciaville (Digby Area)
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Lequille, Lequille, Nova Scotia B0S , Canada
Come view the commemorative plaque to Rev. Richard Preston, founder of the African United Baptist Association in 1854.
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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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Shelburne, Shelburne, 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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Lincolnville, Lincolnville, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
Formerly known as Little Tracadie, on the border were lands settled by “Persons of Colour” following the Loyalist influx.
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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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Lucasville, Lucasville, Nova Scotia B4B , Canada
This community was established by a splinter group from the Upper Hammonds Plains area.
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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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Sunnyville, Sunnyville, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
Just outside Guysborough you’ll find a hamlet where African descendants formed the community of Sunnyville.
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Five Mile Plains, Five Mile Plains, Nova Scotia B0N , Canada
Early enslaved African settlers arrived with New England Planters from Rhode Island, who took over lands following the expulsion of the Acadians (1755).
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Cherry Brook, Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia B2Z , Canada
Eleven kilometres east of Dartmouth are the communities of Cherry Brook/Lake Loon, North Preston, and East Preston, which were once included within the British Township of Preston.
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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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