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Nova Scotia has many stories to discover. New stories will be added regularly so come back often.


Mi'kmaq Petroglyphs

The people of the Mi'kmaq First Nation have lived in what is now Nova Scotia and the Maritimes for thousands of years. They express their culture and world view in stories and traditions. We are able to glimpse aspects of Mi'kmaq traditions and culture through these stories and through the art they have created.

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William Dalton and Peachie Carroll

The Life & Adventures of Detective Peter Owen "Peachie" Carroll

...a life of unusual adventure, shipwrecks on the high seas, chasing gold in the Klondike, looking for ghosts in Caledonia Mills, and most of all, hunting criminals throughout Nova Scotia.

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