Because of all the historic sites here plenty of people come to Annapolis Valley looking for history. This is Canada's birthplace, where it all started. Many important and interesting first in Canada and North America happened here.
October 29, 1926 - Weather today - brilliant sunshine, rain, a flurry of snow, heavy wind, and at 11 in the morning a hailstorm, accompanied by lightening and several crashes of thunder! This is definitely a full day of weather.
Prior to the completion of the Dominion Atlantic Railway run from Halifax to Yarmouth in 1893, a traveller had to buy four separate tickets for the trip. One from Halifax to Windsor where he changed cars; another from Windsor to Annapolis Royal via the Windsor to Annapolis Railway; then a ticket to Digby via a steam boat or coach; and then the fourth from Digby to Yarmouth by the Western Counties railway.
“The Four Daughters” is a cute story about how one man managed to bring up his daughters alone. It takes place back in the time of the stage coaches and shows how inventive our valley residents can be.
A Mr. Isaiah Munro was about to harvest his hay crop in Greywood, south of Annapolis Royal, when he noticed a lot of smoke coming from one of his fields. He was about to discover the horrific murder of Charlotte Hill.
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A freak apple was discovered by Mr. Collins, Annapolis Royal in 1921 from one of his apple trees. The apple was clearly one half gravenstien and the other half deep red, the colour was perfectly marked from stalk to pit.
Sam Langford originally from Weymouth Falls was a Black Canadian boxing standout of the early part of the 20th century. He was known as the "Boston Bonecrusher," "Boston Terror" and, his most infamous nickname, the "Boston Tar Baby."