Archelaus Smith Museum
Archelaus Smith Museum*

915 Hwy 330, Cape Sable Island, NS - 902-745-3361
Answering the British invitation to re-settle Acadia, Archelaus Smith came to Barrington in 1761 then to Cape Sable Island, becoming the first New England settler here to leave descendants. ...

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Barrington Bay Trail
Barrington Bay Trail*

Hwy 330, Barrington Passage, NS
2.3-km oceanview trail along former railbed, from business district towards Doctor's Cove. Interpretive signage.

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Barrington Woolen Mill Museum
Barrington Woolen Mill Museum*

2368 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
Barrington Woolen Mill Museum in the South Shore region was a thriving mill back in the late 1800s when fishermen needed warm, durable wool clothing. Powered by a water turbine, the mill washed, ...

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Black Loyalist Heritage Site
Black Loyalist Heritage Site*

119 Old Birchtown Rd, Birchtown, NS - 902-875-1310
The Black Loyalist Heritage Site, located in Birchtown on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, shares the story of the Black Loyalists – free men and women who fought for the British during the American ...

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Black Loyalist Heritage Trail
Black Loyalist Heritage Trail*

119 Old Birchtown Rd, Birchtown, NS - 902-875-1310
The Black Loyalist Heritage Site, located in Birchtown in the South Shore region (approximately 7 km northwest of Shelburne) commemorates the history and contributions of the Black Loyalists who ...

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Cape Sable Historical Society Centre
Cape Sable Historical Society Centre*

2401 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
The Cape Sable Historical Society Centre, located in Barrington (Highway 3) on the beautiful South Shore, is dedicated to the preservation of local history through exhibits and archives for ...

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Cape Sable Historical Society Centre*

2402 on Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
Incorporated in 1937, the Cape Sable Historical Society is committed to collect, preserve, and acquire all documents and information which may throw light upon and illustrate the history of ...

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Dory Shop Museum
Dory Shop Museum*

11 Dock St, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-3219
Step into this authentic harbour-side dory shop in the South Shore region to discover the historic Shelburne Dory and the world of the Grand Banks fishery as it existed from 1880 to 1971. ...

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Jordan River Trail
Jordan River Trail*

146 Haydens Rd, Jordan Falls, NS
The Jordan River Trail is located along the abandoned Halifax and Southwestern railway line. The railway carried passengers and freight between Halifax and Yarmouth from 1907-1969. The trail ...

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Little School Museum
Little School Museum*

29 & 37 Locke Street, Lockeport, NS - 902-656-2850
The first schoolhouse in Lockeport, built in 1845. Collection of local historical material, artifacts relating to early life in the community, a replica of an early schoolroom and a marine room.

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Lockeport Walking Trail
Lockeport Walking Trail*

157 Locke St, Lockeport, NS
4-km (2.5-mi) walk; boardwalk, sand dunes, 2 old CNR trestle bridges, salt marsh; views of traditional Cape Island fishing boats, birds. Interpretive signage. Brochures available.

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Old Meeting House
Old Meeting House*

2408 Hwy 3, Barrington, NS - 902-637-2185
For two centuries, people have gathered at the Old Meeting House for both township business and religious worship. A National Historic Site, this New-England-style meeting house is the oldest ...

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Osprey Arts Centre
Osprey Arts Centre*

107 Water St, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-2359
The Osprey Arts Centre, located on historic Dock Street, Shelburne’s picturesque harbour along the South Shore houses the Osprey Theatre and the Coastline Gallery. The Osprey Theatre presents ...

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Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum
Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum*

9 Charlotte Lane, Shelburne, NS - 902-875-3219
The Ross-Thomson House and Store Museum allows you to travel back to 1780s Nova Scotia and the recently settled town of Shelburne in the South Shore region. Here, thousands of Loyalist refugees ...

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Samuel Wood Museum*

6697 Hwy 3, Woods Harbour, NS - 902-723-0346
Interesting displays and artifacts preserving the colourful history of this community: lobster- and ground-fishing, daily life, schoolroom. Quilting demonstrations. Tourist information.

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