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Originally started as a site for Nova Scotia historic heritage properties, it has been expanded to be a site for cataloguing and increasing awareness of heritage properties in Atlantic Canada, home of Canada's oldest settlements.
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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSt. Mary's Anglican Church - Auburn, NS

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One of the oldest in Nova Scotia, St. Mary's church was constructed and consecrated in 1790 and was the second Anglican church to be consecrated in British North America. The first, St. Paul's in Halifax, is just 40 years older.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesJeremiah Calkin House - Grand Pré, NS

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Built in 1768, the Jeremiah Calkin House is one of the oldest known New England Planter buildings and the oldest in the Horton Township. Beautifully restored, it was moved to its present location to avoid its demolition in 1988.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSt. John's Anglican Church and Cemetery - Port Williams, NS

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Based on the work of English architect Christopher Wren, this church was designed by John Burbidge who, by profession, was more of a politician than an architect, serving as judge, militia colonel and member of the first Provincial Legislature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesChurch of the Holy Spirit - Lakelands, NS

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Built as a family church for the Uniacke family, this little church has served the family, neighbours and friends for 170 years. The 170th anniversary service was held May 24th, 2015. It is surrounded by a small cemetery, still in use.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSaint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church - Windsor, NS

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Built in 1898 to replace the Roman Catholic church burned in the fire of 1897, this is one of two buildings in Windsor designed by renowned architect William Critchlow Harris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesChrist Church - Windsor, NS

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Built in the years 1882 to 1884, when it opened for services in March of that year, Christ Church was the only church to survive the great fire of 1897 which burned a large part of the town. By default, it became the oldest church in Windsor.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesThe Burying Ground - Wolfville, NS

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Originally a joint Congregationalist and Baptist cemetery, it was begun around 1776, next to their Meeting House, built in that year. It continued in use until 1882 when the Willowbank Cemetery was opened.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesAcadia Seminary - Wolfville, NS

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This building opened in 1878 as a ladies' residence known as the Acadia Ladies’ Seminary. It was later amalgamated into Acadia University.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesMorse Cemetery - Carleton Corner, NS

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Created around 1790 on land granted to Abner and Anna Morse, this old burying ground was the cemetery of the Morse family, early New England Planter immigrants who sailed from Boston.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesParadise School - Paradise, NS

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Somewhat of an oddity, the Paradise School was built in the Second Empire style, rarely seen in small town schools.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesAt the Sign of the Whale - Dayton, NS

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Old, as in built in 1811, this Georgian style house is one of the oldest remaining in Yarmouth County in a relatively unaltered state.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesMorse-Magwood House - Bridgetown, NS

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We were taking pictures of the churches along Granville Street in Bridgetown when I caught a glimpse of this house. I knew immediately that it must have a Provincial Heritage Property plaque.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesAnnapolis County Court House - Annapolis Royal, NS

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In many towns an 1837 courthouse would be prized for its exceptional age. In a town as old as Annapolis Royal, however, with many eighteenth century buildings still standing, their 1837 courthouse is considered a relative late comer.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage Propertiesde Gannes-Cosby House - Annapolis Royal, NS

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Dated as having been built in 1708, this is the oldest documented wooden building in Nova Scotia and is the oldest known remaining Acadian structure in Canada.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSinclair Inn - Annapolis Royal, NS

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Built of two separate early eighteenth century houses joined together, with a second storey later added, the Sinclair Inn operated for more than 150 years before closing in 1950. Today the building is home to the Sinclair Inn Museum.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesGoat Island Baptist Church - Upper Clements, NS

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Built circa 1810, this rather common appearing church is the oldest Baptist Church in Nova Scotia and possibly the oldest in Canada. It came to be as a result of the "New Light Movement" and the New Light revival of 1810.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesTrinity Anglican Church - Digby, NS

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Both a Canadian National Historic Site and a Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Property, this Gothic Revival church stands as a testament to the craftsmanship available in Digby in the nineteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesFormer Saint Thomas Anglican Church - Weymouth, NS

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Situated in the Anglican Parish of Digby-Weymouth, this old wooden church saw services for 113 years, from 1864 until its deconsecration in 1977.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSt. Luke's Anglican Church - Annapolis Royal, NS

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This is another of the nearly two century old churches in the Annapolis Valley. Being the nearest Anglican Church to Fort Anne, it was the designated garrison church until 1854, when the last of the soldiers departed.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/27/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSaint Peter's Church - Weymouth North, NS

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Surrounded by its cemetery, which is much older than the present church building, this is the second St. Peter's to be built on the site, the first in 1792. The congregation was established just two years prior, in 1790.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesOld St. Edward’s Church - Clementsport, NS

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One of the oldest churches in Nova Scotia, construction on Old St. Edward’s was begun in the early 1790s and was completed around 1795.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesOttawa House - Parrsboro, NS

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Ottawa House, as we see it today, is actually three different buildings from three eras, from the late 1760s to circa 1860.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesCollins Heritage Conservation District - Yarmouth, NS

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This Heritage Conservation District consists of 32 buildings, all but three residential, which were built between 1830 and 1900.

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location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesOld Yarmouth Academy - Yarmouth, NS

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Though purpose built as a school in the early nineteenth century, this building actually served as a school for a small percentage of its life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesFuller House - Yarmouth, NS

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Doubtless you've not yet made the connection, but, it you're old enough, think back to 40 or 50 years ago and the man who came to your door selling household items.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2015

last visited: never

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