Nova Scotia Archives

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    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."
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    Treaties of Peace and Friendship
    In honour of Treaty Day and Mi’kmaq History Month 2016, the Nova Scotia Archives is pleased to present online, the Peace and Friendship Treaties Collection held at the Archives Building in Halifax.
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    Micmac Indians at Shubenacadie Reservation, June 1927
    In honour of Heritage Day 2017 – Mi'kmaq documents and other materials including the Peace and Friendship Treaties as well as 470 newly digitized documents (many available to transcribe). An exhibit with 34 photos are highlighted in Community Gatherings.
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    Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs
    In 1887-88, George Creed, the postmaster in South Rawdon – but also a keen amateur ethnologist – spent time in Queens County, where he carefully made some 350 tracings from the Mi'kmaq petroglyphs cut into the rocks at Fairy Lake, Kejimkujik.
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    Fort Edward
    Isaac Deschamps was born circa 1722, presumably of Swiss descent, and arrived in Halifax, N.S. in 1749. He was employed by Joshua Mauger and in 1754 he ran Maugher's truckhouse at Pisiquid (Windsor) where he traded with local Acadians and First Nations.

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

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tel: 902-424-6060      fax: 902-424-0628
archives@novascotia.ca

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