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Guides of the North Woods: Hunting & Fishing Tales from Nova Scotia 1860-1960

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Hunting, fishing and woodsmanship are inscribed in North American culture. Once the survival skills of the Mi'kmaq people, they became recreational pastimes for British officers arriving in Nova Scotia in the nineteenth century. The native people became…
Gold Rush Ghost Towns of Nova Scotia
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|April 30, 2009

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Gold Rush Ghost Towns of Nova Scotia tells the fascinating stories of abandoned communities, not haunted buildings and paranormal encounters, although the occasional resident spirit does make an appearance. Ghost towns generally begin as industry-based…
Woodchips and Beans (new edition): Life in the Early Lumber Woods of Nova Scotia

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Lumbering in Nova Scotia has a long and storied history, dating back nearly for centuries. A rich resource and lose to world markets, lumbering has played an important role in the development of the province, employing thousands of men and woman over the years.…
Historic Lunenburg
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|January 7, 1999

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Historic Lunenburg brings together a host of images celebrating Lunenburg's proud sailing heritage and its history as a centre of fishing and marine culture, as well as its people, business, rich architectural traditions, and celebrated events. From Lunenburg's…
Buried in the Woods: Sawmill Ghost Towns of Nova Scotia

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Born and raised in Bear River, Nova Scotia, Mike Parker has been called Nova Scotia's Storyteller, a reference to the diversity of themes covered in his many books of popular history. The best-selling author has been researching and writing about his native…
End of the Line: The Dominion Atlantic Railway - A Trip Back in Time

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There was a time when railways criss-crossed Nova Scotia, carrying passengers and delivering mail, moving freight and produce, hauling timber, coal, gypsum, and iron ore. But those days have passed thanks in large measure to the advent of the automobile, improved…
Nebooktook: In the Woods
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|June 14, 2016

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In Nebooktook , Mike Parker once again pays homage to our wilderness heritage and those who, in days gone by, revelled in a life in the woods. In today's world, primitive wilderness places are more "visionary" than "actual. " The call of the loon is being…
Ghost Islands of Nova Scotia
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|March 14, 2012

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There is an aura that cloaks islands in mystique and stirs the imagination. Nova Scotia would be an island if not for a narrow isthmus linking Canada's second smallest province to New Brunswick. The ocean waters surrounding Nova Scotia have proportionally more…
Into the Deep Unknown
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|April 24, 2013

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Unspoiled woods and waters, abundant game and legendary guides were the cornerstones upon which early tourism was built in Nova Scotia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Many entertaining and informative accounts were written by visiting…
Stonehenge - A New Understanding: Solving the Mysteries of the Greatest Stone Age Monument

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Stonehenge stands as an enduring link to our prehistoric ancestors, yet the secrets it has guarded for thousands of years have long eluded us. Until now, the millions of enthusiasts who flock to the iconic site have made do with mere speculation?about…
Frontier Town: Bear River, Nova Scotia: A Snapshot in Time

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Bear River photographer Ralph Nelson Harris captured the village’s waning days of sail and lumber through his camera lens in the early 1900s. Drawing upon hundreds of recently discovered Ralph Harris images, historian and author Mike Parker puts a newfound…
43 Roses: Poems for Lovers
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|March 2, 2017

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Since the dawn of recorded time, poets have tried to define Love. Perhaps Love can't be defined. Then again, perhaps... 43 Roses compiles 43 beloved classic poems from such master poets as Shelley, Byron, Keats and Browning, that celebrate the most wondrous…
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