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A Pictorial of the Past
- Pictures from the 1800 and 1900s of Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne counties. Presents captions, requests for information, a guestbook and thanks to participants.
Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and The Great War, 1914-1919
- Features the text and photos from this post-war publication.
Council of Nova Scotia Archives
- An umbrella organization that promotes good archival practises by like institutions throughout the province. Lists member archival institutions by alphabet of category, education, publications, staff and contact information.
- Selected newspaper clippings about the province's history.
History of Coal Mining in Nova Scotia
- This site contains a collection of historical and/or technical transcripts relating to 300 years of coal mining activities in the province of Nova Scotia.
History of Electric Companies in Nova Scotia
- Various facts and documentation of over 100 electric power companies that have operated in the province.
History of Nova Scotia, Before Dec 1759
- A history of Nova Scotia with particular attention given to communications and transportation. Begins with Prince Henry Sinclair in 1398 and ends with the completion of Sambro Lighthouse in 1759.
History of Telephones in Nova Scotia
- History of more than 300 telegraph and telephone companies in Nova Scotia, from the Antigonish and Sherbrooke Telephone Company to the Yarmouth Amalgamated Telephone Company.
History of the Scots in New Scotland (Nova Scotia)
- A brief history of the settlement of Nova Scotia by the Scots. Includes the Nova Scotia tartan and the actual founding of the province by King James and Sir William Alexander.
Little-Known Portions of Nova Scotia History
- A comprehensive index to online information about the history of this province. Includes a good collection of historical maps and history of county boundaries and municipal governments.
New France: Electric City
- A view of pioneer life through the story of the Stehelin family and the start of a lumber settlement.
Nova Scotia National Historic Sites
- An index of historic sites in the province using a clickable map. Offers travelling directions, contact information, learning experiences, camping, services and information on fees.
Nova Scotia Pony Express, 1849
- An index to online information about the Nova Scotia Pony Express of 1849. Abstracts are included for each resource indexed.
Nova Scotia War Memorials
- Detailed descriptions and photos of the province's various war monuments and cenotaphs.
Nova Scotia's Electronic Attic
- Online information about the province, especially historical material about transportation and communications. Contains an extensive set of historical links and general internet-related articles.
Royal Proclamation of 1763
- The declaration by the King of England that set the boundaries of lands in North America, including Nova Scotia, for settlement by colonists and set apart that land that was held by the Indian nations.
Westray Coal Mine Disaster
- An extensive collection of information about the Westray Coal Mine disaster in Nova Scotia, 1992.
Westray Public Inquiry Transcript
- Index to online transcript of proceedings at the Westray Mine Public Inquiry, Stellarton, Nova Scotia, 1996.
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