Tag Archives: historical sites in Nova Scotia

Annapolis Royal and Port Royal

Once we had moved to Nova Scotia, Annapolis Royal (which sits on the Annapolis River) became for Ian and I our replacement for Brockville (which sits on the St. Lawrence River).  We first became acquainted with Annapolis Royal while still living in Brockville as it was the closest actual town to the commercial property we were interested in purchasing.  I was surprised when it was referred to as the “historic Annapolis Royal”.  What made it “historic”? In the beginning, we didn’t delve much into its history. We…

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Why (and Why Not) Move to Nova Scotia?

You need a compelling reason to go to the trouble and expense of moving from one part of the country to another — and even more so from one country to another. Ontario is a great province.  We enjoyed living there.  So why did we move? It was prompted mainly by the winters there.  Ian in particular decided to look for a spot with a milder climate (though at one point in our relocation search, we were seriously considering Northern Ontario – -Thunder Bay, Rainy River!).  And…

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