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Isaac's Harbour, Isaac's Harbour, Nova Scotia B0H , Canada
As you travel along Highway 7 from Dartmouth towards Guysborough you will pass Isaac’s Harbour, which is named for Isaac Webb, an early Black settler in the community.
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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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Maroon Hill, Maroon Hill, Nova Scotia , Canada
Formerly the small community of Boydville, settled by Christian Maroons who relocated to Sierra Leone with the larger group of Maroons in 1800.
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North Preston, North Preston, Nova Scotia B2Z , Canada
If you turn off Highway 7 onto Lake Major Road and continue along, within a few minutes you will find yourself in the community of North Preston.
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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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Lucasville, Lucasville, Nova Scotia B4B , Canada
This community was established by a splinter group from the Upper Hammonds Plains area.
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Truro, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N , Canada
African Nova Scotian residents are located in three main areas.
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Dartmouth, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y , Canada
Like its sister city Halifax, Dartmouth has had a long history of en masse waves of immigration from the continent of Africa.
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Delaps Cove, Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia B0S , Canada
The Black settlers of this area came primarily in the 18th century. Former Canadian “Snow Bird” instructor and pilot, retired Canadian Air Force Major Walter Peters, hails from Litchfield.
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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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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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