Creator(s): Mahone Bay Settlers Museum
The historic town of Mahone Bay, settled in the 1764 on the rocky coast of Nova Scotia, reflects its illustrious past in wonderfully preserved architecture. Wooden buildings feature pedimented dormers, gingerbread decoration, raised eyebrow trim over windows, Italianate entrances and the classic Lunenburg Bump. Discover stories recorded from the town's early days as a centre for shipbuilding and fishing. Hear tales of trips to the Grand Banks, shipwrecks, the August Gales, privateers, rum running and trade throughout the maritime world.