Nova Scotia, one of the
Maritime provinces of Canada, bordered on the N. by the Bay of
Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the
Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the East, South, and West by the
Nova Scotia consists primarily
of a mainland section, linked to NewBrunswick by the Isthmus of
Chignecto, and Cape Breton Island, separated from the mainland by
the Strait of Canso.
Nova Scotia is sometimes known as the land of Evangeline, a
reference to the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's
Evangeline, about the expulsion of the French-speaking Acadians from
the area in 1755.
On July 1, 1867. Nova Scotia
became one of the founding members of the Canadian Confederation.
The province's name, which is Latin for New Scotland, was first
applied to the region in the 1620's
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Nova Scotia Genealogy
Genealogical Society of N. S.
Cyndi's List Nova Scotia
Cemeteries - Acadian
Amherst Internment Camp
The Ships List
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Olive Tree Genealogy
Black Loyalists - Our history and people
Arcadians Expelled from Cobequid, Nova Scotia
of Immigration at Pier 21
Pictonians at home and abroad
Archdiocese of Halifax
Indian Tribes of Nova Scotia
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