Nova Scotia Archives

Men in the Mines

A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720-1992

"Richard Smith"

Smith (1783-1868) was the first Manager of the General Mining Association in Nova Scotia, bringing the first GMA crew to Albion Mines (Stellarton) in 1827 and remaining until 1834.

Credit: Museum of Industry

Reference: Stellarton Mining Museum  Museum of Industry  no. I91.32.608   /  negative N-19538

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