Tag Archives: Heritage

A Tale of Three Rhododendrons

These three Rhododendrons are over one hundred and forty hears old and sit on the front lawns of the homes of three brothers. The original property was owned by my great, great, great grandfather, Benjamin B. Porter. As his sons … Continue reading

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The Tunnel – Hebron

Less than twenty metres downstream from the Hebron dam, an often raging torrent of water must pass under Nova Scotia Highway One. In order to do this, a classic, arched stone tunnel was constructed. To say that this end of … Continue reading

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Drive Wheel – Corberrie

This massive drive wheel once helped power a lumber mill in this small Acadian community. Most people associate Nova Scotia with the sea and fishing but our forests have just as important a story to tell. Corberrie is over ten … Continue reading

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