Annapolis Valley Folklore

A Piece of Driftwood by Westport, Digby County, Nova Scotia

Annapolis Valley Folklore is a collection of stories from the Annapolis Valley that has helped build us into the people that we are.

Do You Know Any Annapolis Valley Folklore?

There are many folklore stories over the years from the Annapolis Valley area. These are legends that should not be lost, they are our heritage! I bet you have heard many of them.

How About sharing the ones you know with us. We would love to read them here.

And the best part is that you will end up with your own page on my web site! A page you create with a story you tell! You can share it with your friends and read comments made to the page.

References for my Annapolis Valley Folklore Stories:

  • "This is Nova Scotia" by Will R. Bird; published by The Ryerson Press, Toronto; Sixth Printing 1965; Copyright Canada 1950 by The Ryerson Press, Toronto
  • "Bluenose Ghost" by Helen Creighton; published by Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax; Copyright Helen Creighton, 1994: 2001
  • "History with a Twist, Unusual Stories by Mr. Nova Scotia Know-It-All Bruce Nunn" by Bruce Nunn; published by Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax; Copyright Bruce Nunn 1998; ISBN 1-55109-255-7
  • "More History With a Twist, True Stories from Mr. Nova Scotia Know-It-All Bruce Nenn" by Bruce Nunn; published by Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax; Copyright Bruce Nunn 2001;
  • "Ghost of Nova Scotis" by Darryll Walsh; published by Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS; Copyright 2000 Daryll Walsh;
  • "Haunted, Tales of the Unexplained" by Edith Mosher; published by Lancelot Press, Hantsport, NS;Twelfth printing February 1995;
  • "The Romance of Old Annapolis Royal Nova Scotia" by Charlotte Isabella Perkins; Copyrighted by the writer, 1952 and republished by the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada, with permission
  • The Stories That Haunt Us" by Bill Jessome; published by Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax;Copyright Bill Jessome 2004;
  • East Coast Murders, Mysteries, Crimes, and Scandals" by Allison Finnamore; published by Altitude Publishing Canada LTD., Canmore, Alberta; Copyright 2005 by Allison Finnamore;
  • "Disasters of Atlantic Canada" Stories of Courage & Chaos by Vernon Oickle; Published by Folklore Publishing, Copyright Vernon Oickle;
  • Wilipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
  • The World Wide Web

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