Nova Scotia Archives

October 2016

26 October 2016
Kitchen, Mount Uniacke

The Uniacke Estate is one of those grand old homes you wish could talk. Built as a country home for the Uniacke family in the early 1800s, the house was fully outfitted with all the comforts an affluent family could ask for – including a comfortable and modern kitchen. These walls would have some stories.

5 October 2016
Report of Seth Coleman 4 July 1801

Archives are full of stories. Stories of ancestors and communities, of war and industry, of progress and art. The sweeping sagas of immigrants and newly-carved townships. The small moments captured in snapshots. Some stories come easily, through iconic MacAskill photographs, a rich trove of vital statistics, or a family journal. Some stories you need to work for.