Hants County History

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    Acadian Prisoners to the Rescue of British Soldiers

    On the 3-4 November 1759, the Maritimes was struck by one of many storms that marked its history. It is comparable to the storm of 1711 and the gale of […]

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    The Rule of The Road, 1918

    THE (Berwick)REGISTER, February 13, 1918. The Rule of the Road. (Letter from Judge Savary) To the Editor of the SPECTATOR SIR: - I notice by your last issue that a vigorous effort is being made to secure a change in the "rule of the road" which in these Maritime Provinces requires two carriages passing each either travelling in opposite directions to keep to their left.

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    Flora MacDonald’s Winter in Windsor

    This article is taken from WHHS guest speaker Rev. David Curry, March 4 2010, and is based on addresses to the Clan Donald in September 2008. Flora MacDonald’s Winter in […]

  • The Strange but True Story of William Alexander Smith

    Born in Windsor in 1825, William Smith lived a life of travel and adventure on the West Coast that few of us can dream of. Along the way, he changed […]

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