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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 PropertiesChrist Church Cathedral - Fredericton, NB

in Atlantic Canada Heritage Properties

Parks Canada has decreed this cathedral a "superior example of the Gothic Revival style in Canada". We find we cannot disagree. The cathedral was declared a National Historic Site of Canada in January 15, 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 6/10/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSt. Stephen Post Office - St. Stephen, NB

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St. Stephen's one time post office was one of a great many erected by the Federal Government in the first decades following confederation "with the aim of establishing a visible federal presence throughout the country".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesThe Sack of Lunenburg - Lunenburg, NS

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This CNHE plaque reminds us of a raid on the town of Lunenburg by Boston based warships on 1st July, 1782, exactly 85 years prior to Canada's becoming a nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesPioneer Fox Farming - Alberton, PEI

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This Canadian National Historic Event plaque can be found at the western entrance to Alberton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSt. Andrews Blockhouse - St. Andrews, NB

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Built at the beginning of the War of 1812 by townspeople fearful of attack by the US, this blockhouse is the only one remaining of two constructed for defence of the town of St. Andrews and the last remaining blockhouse in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesShipbuilding in New Brunswick - St. Martins, NB

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In their haste to arrive at the two covered bridges in St. Martins, many tourists will cruise right by, missing this CNHE plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesGranville Block - Halifax, NS

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In the north end of downtown Halifax, this block of Granville Street can thank an 1859 fire for the buildings which grace its streetscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesCast Iron Façade - Halifax, NS

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On Granville Street in the north end of downtown Halifax, this iron faced building stands among a block of historic buildings, essentially all of which were designed by William Thomas in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHalifax Armoury - Halifax, NS

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The Drill Hall, AKA the Armouries, is a very large rough stone building across North Park Street from Halifax Common in north central Halifax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesAfricville - Halifax, NS

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One of the darker periods in Canadian history is the story of Halifax's Africville and the treatment of the African Canadians who lived there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesThe Windsor Agricultural Fair - Windsor, NS

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Begun in 1765, the Windsor Agricultural Fair will open for the 251st time in 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesAntigonish County Court House - Antigonish, NS

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Relatively small and unassuming, the Antigonish County Courthouse is very much representative of mid nineteenth century courthouses of Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesThe Selkirk Settlement - Belfast, PEI

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On the shore of Orwell Bay in Southern Kings County is a campground and park, Lord Selkirk Campground, in which stand several monuments to the settlers of Belfast and area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesTen Acadian National Conventions - Miscouche, PEI

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Along Highway 2 at the eastern end of Miscouche one will find the Acadia Museum, a museum dedicated to the history of the Acadians on Prince Edward Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesDeportation of the Inhabitants of Ile Saint-Jean - Fort Amherst, PEI

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At the edge of the parking lot, near the interpretive centre for Fort Amherst, are a pair of CNHS plaques, one for the fort itself and this one, relating the story of the deportation of the Acadians from Ile Saint-Jean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesFirst Submarine Telegraph Cable - Cape Traverse, PEI

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In a shady spot under a spruce tree, mounted on a low concrete plinth is this plaque, relating the story of the laying of the first substantial submarine cable in America, from nearby Carlton Head, PEI to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesIce Boat Service - Cape Traverse, PEI

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Those crafty Islanders, faced with a combination of water, ice and drifting ice on the Northumberland Strait, quickly worked out a means of reliable communication between the Island and the mainland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesPictou Academy - Pictou, NS

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Still active as a public school within the Nova Scotia public school system, Pictou Academy was founded in 1816 by Presbyterian minister Dr. Thomas McCulloch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesSpringhill Coal Mining - Springhill, NS

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Springhill actually has a pair of claims to fame, its coal mining history and as the home of songstress Anne Murray.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesPort-la-Joye–Fort Amherst - Anchor Point, Rocky Point, Prince Edward Island

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Though these forts' buildings are long gone, the earthworks of the forts, some small remnants of the forts and remnants of nearby farms are still visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesTruro Post Office - Truro, NS

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Built beginning in 1883, the former Truro Post Office is the design of Thomas Fuller, a very prolific architect in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesPictou Railway Station - Pictou, NS

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Built circa 1904 for the Intercolonial Railroad, this station saw its last passengers pass through in 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesThinkers' Lodge - Pugwash, NS

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In 1957 Thinkers' Lodge became one of the most important places in the world when it hosted the first of the Pugwash Conferences of Science and World Affairs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesShaw's Hotel - Brackley, PEI

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In operation for 155 years, Shaw's Hotel is the oldest family operated inn in Canada, today under the ownership of the fourth generation of Shaws since it opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesFormer Summerside Post Office - Summerside, PE

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For many years the main post office in Summerside, this old building now serves the city as part of the town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2018

last visited: never

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