Whale Watching is a favorite Annapolis Valley Summer Events on the Bay of Fundy
Annapolis Valley Summer Events include lots of Exhibition and Festivals
In January, 1922 Miss Mildred Orde of Graywood had a twin apple - one stalk but two cores and pits. Was quite a freak.
In 1840 there were sixteen stores in Granville Ferry and shipbuilding was the main industry.
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.
Edna Lockhart Duncanson was the only female Canadian to play in the United States Professional Baseball League. A native of Avonport, she suited up for the New York City Bloomer Girls in 1935.
On July 28, 1921 the temperature at the Annapolis Train Station at 1 p.m. was 93 degrees in the shade, which was a new record for that day.
The scallops harvested by the Digby scallop fleet are sea scallops. These sea scallops are only found in the northwest Atlantic Ocean from Cape Hatteras north to Labrador.
Small railed platforms found on top of many houses along the coast are called a "Widow's Walk".
Nova Scotia used to enter prize-winning floral floats in the Rose Bowl Parade in California until the government change in 1978.
The ghost story about the Granville Ferry Horses takes place across the river from Annapolis Royal. It was back in the time of the tall ships when the story about the Granville Ferry Horses began.
The story about the Prophets Room takes place in one of the oldest and finest universities in Nova Scotia. Acadia University is located in Wolfville and was built in 1838.
The Battle of Bloody Creek is written up in several history books from the Annapolis Valley. However not all of them tell about the ghostly screams that were heard for years later at this spot.
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.
The Vesta Pearl was said to be haunted and it was very hard to keep a crew. The vessel was sold to a Capt. Johnson from Port Wade, NS.
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