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Archelaus Smith Museum

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. Discover fishing techniques and gear, shipwrecks, the famous Cape Island boat, sea captains and artists. Revisit a way of life now slipping from living memory. Partial wheelchair access.


Areas Of Interest: Community Heritage • Genealogy • Marine

Core Experience: Beaches - Seacoast • History

Features: Picnic Tables • Wheelchair Accessible

Other Info

Directions: Near the Causeway.

Archelaus Smith Museum

915 Hwy 330
Cape Sable Island, NS

Mon–Sat 10:30am–4:30pm, Sun 1:30–4:30pm.

Phone: 902-745-3361

Website: http://www.archelaus.org/