Malagash Salt Mine Museum
Malagash Salt Mine Museum*

1926 North Shore Rd, Malagash, NS - 902-257-2407
Located in the Northumberland Shore region (off Route 6, then follow the signs) the Malagash Salt Miners’ Museum is the site of the first rock salt mine in Canada (1918–1959). The museum houses ...

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Mary Crowley Monument
Mary Crowley Monument*

Durham St, Pugwash, NS
Erected in 1870 in St. Thomas More Catholic cemetery in Pugwash, this is the first public monument built for a Canadian-born female. The monument is in honour of Mary Crowley, age 12, who ...

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Newcomb-Boyle Park*

Hwy 6, Wallace, NS
Located just east of the Wallace River on Route 6, situated on the birthplace of famed astronomer Simon Newcomb (1835–1909). The cairn, unveiled in 1935, marks his many achievements over his ...

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North Cumberland Historical Society*

10222 Durham Street, Pugwash, NS - 902-243-3348
The objective of the society is to collect, archive, publish and make available to the public, historical and genealogical information of the North Cumberland area. To provide a research ...

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Northumberland Links
Northumberland Links*

1776 Gulf Shore Rd, Gulf Shore, NS - 1-800-882-9661
18-hole, par 72, 6313 yd. Rating 71.6; Slope 134. Spectacular oceanside golf. On the Northumberland Strait; ocean views.

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Ottawa House by the Sea Museum
Ottawa House by the Sea Museum*

1155 Whitehall Rd, Parrsboro, NS - 902-254-2376
The Ottawa House by the Sea Museum is 3 km from Parrsboro at Partridge Island. The site overlooks the Minas Basin and former ferry route to Annapolis Valley Regions. Ottawa House built in the ...

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Oxford Lions Parkland
Oxford Lions Parkland*

Hwy 321, Oxford, NS
Within 400 m/yd off Highway 104 in the Northumberland Shore region is Oxford Lions Parkland. There are three rivers that converge into Oxford (Black River, Little River and River Phillip) which ...

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Parrsboro Golf Club
Parrsboro Golf Club*

Two Island Rd, Parrsboro, NS - 902-254-2733
9-hole, par 33, 2343 yd. Rating 62.1; Slope 97. Panoramic view of the Bay of Fundy & Minas Basin. Visitors welcome.

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Pictou to Oxford - Trans Canada Trail
Pictou to Oxford - Trans Canada Trail*

near Harris Rd, Pictou, NS
The Pictou to Oxford section of the Short Line Railway Trail is a 127-km (78-mi) former rail corridor converted to trail, skirting the Northumberland Strait and passing through farms and forest. ...

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Ski Wentworth
Ski Wentworth*

14595 Hwy 4, Wentworth, NS - 902-548-2089
Ski Wentworth, the Maritime’s largest ski area, located in the Northumberland Shore region, is 238 vertical metres (815 vertical feet) high with 25 alpine trails, 10 km of cross country trails, ...

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