Nova Scotia Archives

    Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Ave. Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Your best destination for information about "the most comprehensive collection of Nova Scotia historical evidence anywhere."
    Acadian Cemeteries Sally Ross Research Collection
    The photographs represent a sampling of grave stones and monuments dating from 1817 (earliest found) to 2002, selected by Dr. Sally Ross for their physical characteristics, French language inscriptions and historical significance.
    School Projects
    Are you researching a school project? Our website chronicles the people, places, and events that make up Nova Scotia's history through original records, photographs, maps, and more.
    View of Avon Valley - Hantsport, Nova Scotia
    Photographer A. E. Cornwall gives us a vibrant view into life in Hantsport and its surrounds at the turn of the century, capturing the people and industry of these thriving communities both in formal portraiture and in more casual shots.
    Louis de Mezangeau
    Louis de Mezangeau was born in 1766. He served as an officer of Halifax militia in Chezzetcook and Lawrencetown to defend the coast from an attack by Napoleon's navy in 1804. In 1802, owing to his education, he received a license to teach in Nova Scotia.



Please note a delayed opening at 10:30 am on the first Thursday of each month

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Nova Scotia Archives
6016 University Avenue
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1W4

Contact Us
tel: 902-424-6060      fax: 902-424-0628


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