Listings in Communities in New Glasgow, Pictou, Antigonish and Mabou

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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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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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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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