Five Mile Plains


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NS Archives document: ''School at Five Mile Plains where Miss DeWolf taught around 1912'' http://ow.ly/hgQoc Early enslaved African settlers arrived with New England Planters from Rhode Island, who took over lands following the expulsion of the Acadians (1755). This area of Nova Scotia is known for its gypsum mining and for being the birthplace of Commonwealth and Canadian welterweight boxing champion Clyde Gray in the 1970s. Source: African Nova Scotian Tourism Guide Historical Black Settlements in Nova Scotia (Google Map)

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Five Mile Plains, Nova Scotia B0N
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African Nova Scotian Directory - Google Local Guide
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