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Beechville, Beechville, Nova Scotia B3T , Canada
Settled by Black Refugees from the War of 1812, Beechville (formerly known as Beech Hill) can be found just off Highway 3.
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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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Danvers, Danvers, Nova Scotia B0W , Canada
Weymouth Falls / Southville (Danvers) / Hassett
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Boylston, Boylston, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
An early Black Loyalist population existed here.
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Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A , Canada
If you drive in a westerly direction from Halifax along either Highway 103 or Highway 101, you will end up in the town of Yarmouth.
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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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Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Nova Scotia B2A , Canada
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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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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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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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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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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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