In 1838 an ice bridge formed across the Annapolis River enabling people to cross to and from Granville and Annapolis Royal, but it broke up on the returning tide leaving most people stranded on the wrong side.
Tom Forestall, a native of Middleton is one of Canada’s best-known artists. In 1960 he received his first major commission – a painting to be presented to Princess Margaret as a wedding gift from the Province of New Brunswick.
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The Banks House, or deGannes-Cosby House as we call it now is the oldest documented wooden structure in Nova Scotia built in 1708. It is only natural there would be a couple of ghost living there with the human occupants.
There was a house in Thornes Cove that was said to be haunted. The doors in the house were said to rattle for no apparent reason and the latches would lift by themselves. At times the doors would open and close all by themselves.