Did you know that the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry was once operated by a team of nine horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth regularly for hunting and fishing vacations? Enter journalist Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering 100 fascinating things you don’t know about Nova Scotia – from robberies and murders to famous landmarks, events, and people.

Inspired by the success of her popular Halifax Magazine column “50 Things You Don’t Know about Halifax,” Sawler has expanded her focus to include interesting anecdotes and facts about the social, political, economic, and cultural history of the entire province. Arranged in chronological order, each “thing” is accompanied by a contextual write-up explaining its historical significance. Includes twenty-five black and white photos.

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History, General History

Format: Paperback / softback

Dimensions: 128

ISBN: 9781771083775

SKU: NB1170

Publication Date: April 18th, 2016

100 Things You Don't Know About Nova Scotia