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  Digby, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Digby (44° 37′ 20.5″ N, 65° 45′ 37.6″ W) is a town in western Nova Scotia which lies on the Annapolis Basin of the Bay of Fundy.
Digby is the shire town and commercial hub of Digby County.
Access to Digby is primarily by Highway 101 and by the M/V Princess of Acadia ferry service to Saint John, New Brunswick (operated by Bay Ferries Limited).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Digby,_Nova_Scotia   (244 words)

 Digby County, Nova Scotia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Digby County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Taking its name from the Township of Digby [[1]], which had been named in honour of Rear Admiral Robert Digby who dispatched HMS Atlanta to convey loyalists from New York City in the spring of 1783 to Conway, which became known as Digby, Digby County was established in 1837.
Twenty-four years later, in 1861, Digby County was divided into two districts: the District of Digby and the District of Clare.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Digby_County,_Nova_Scotia   (159 words)

 Digby, Annapolis, Clare Nova Scotia real estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nova Scotia's 580-kilometre-long peninsula is surrounded by four bodies of water - the Atlantic Ocean, the Bay of Fundy, the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Nova Scotia is a mosaic of rugged headlands, tranquil harbours and ocean beaches.
Nova Scotia's economy is highly diversified, having evolved from resource-based employment to include many types of manufactured goods as well as business and personal services.
www.holgersells.com /About_Nova_Scotia/page_503450.html   (319 words)

 Digby, Nova Scotia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Digby is the (The town or city that is the seat of government for a shire) shire town and commercial hub of (Click link for more info and facts about Digby County) Digby County.
The town is famous for its (Edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions) scallop fishing fleet.
Access to Digby is primarily by Highway 101 and by the M/V Princess of Acadia ferry service to (Click link for more info and facts about Saint John, New Brunswick) Saint John, New Brunswick (operated by (Click link for more info and facts about Bay Ferries Limited) Bay Ferries Limited).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/di/digby,_nova_scotia.htm   (242 words)

 1001 Nova Scotia Canada Information - proudly presented by Kanada News' Canada Vacation Planner The Online Travel ...
Nova Scotia's largest city is Halifax with 117,381 habitants followed by Dartmouth (66,722) and Bedford (14,950).
Nova Scotia was named by Sir William Alexander, who received a grant to all the land between New England and Newfoundland from King James VI of Scotland (King James I of England) in 1621.
Nova Scotia was one of the original provinces to join Confederation in 1867.
www.nova-scotia-kanada.de /en/index.html   (1362 words)

 Digby , Nova Scotia , CANADA
Digby, Nova Scotia CANADA - a treasure trove of Nova Scotia heritage.
Digby is a town of about 2,300, that gets larger in the warm summer and romantic autumn months.
Digby, is a place for you to revitalize yourself, your family and your relationship.
www.digby.com   (308 words)

 Nova Scotia
Even without reading the Charter, the vacuity of the assertion that Nova Scotia's flag was authorized in 1621 should have been evident from the fact that the Charter predates the grant of arms, upon which the flag is based.
Nova Scotia has never actually authorized a provincial flag, preferring to pretend that a grant of arms creates a flag available to the public.
Further, in both Great Britain and Nova Scotia, the public usurpation of their flags is largely a product of the twentieth century, and in each case a tradition was then invented to give it the respectability afforded by a feigned patina of antiquity.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Provinces/NS.html   (3862 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Responsible for registration of vital events of birth, death, and marriage which occur in NS.
Metis Genealogy The genealogy of the Metis and Acadian of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association Formed to provide access to genealogical resources pertaining to Nova Scotia and support the efforts of the local and county historical societies in the province.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/nova-scotia.html   (2494 words)

 Digby, Nova Scotia or Bust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ferry from Saint John to Digby must be very profitable for the company that runs it since we had the choice of driving over 600 miles or paying $180 to take the ferry across.
After seeing the waterlogged state of the campground that we were planning on staying at, we passed on camping and checked into one of those resort inns that have cabins for rooms.
Digby was our first encounter with the Maritime tourism industry; even at this late hour there were a couple of souvenir shops open that were good for a couple of postcards.
www.ee.ualberta.ca /~aklilu/travel/maritimes/maritimes-2.html   (475 words)

 CBC Nova Scotia - Digby residents will try to stall quarry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
People in the Digby area hope to stop a U.S. company from opening a gravel quarry in their community that will eventually level North Mountain.
Nova Stone Export received a permit for the quarry in Digby Neck in April.
John Dickinson heads a group of concerned citizens, The Partnership for Sustainable Development of Digby Neck and Islands Society, who hope there is still a chance to stop the quarry.
novascotia.cbc.ca /regional/servlet/View?filename=ns_digby021011   (237 words)

 The Town of Digby, Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1783 Digby was settled by a hearty band of United Empire Loyalists led by Rear Admiral, Sir Robert Digby, Captain of the HMS Atalanta, a 24 gun Brigantine, leading the North American Squadron.
Digby is central to many activities, including historic sites, some of the best Whale Watching in North America, lovely parks, hiking trails, and our own local championship golf course.
Located in Digby are a variety of accommodations, cafes, restaurants, shops, and a full service marina for our yachting visitors, including the services of an active shipyard for major repairs if needed.
www.townofdigby.ns.ca /main.html   (328 words)

 Scotia Bay Motel Digby Nova Scotia
Scotia Bay Motel is open all year round attracting both the business traveler and the summer tourist.
Scotia Bay Motel with its renovated rooms still holds on to ambiance of a bygone era, the 1960’s.
Tasty "home cooked" meals featuring Nova Scotia seafood are served in the motel's restaurant “Antonio’s” which is fully licensed.
www.scotiabaymotel.com   (249 words)

 Nova Scotia Accommodation, Bed and Breakfast, Inns, Vineyards - Arcadie House, Weymouth
Our Victorian Nova Scotia bed and breakfast and vineyard is one of Nova Scotia's finest country inns.
And like all great Nova Scotia bed and breakfast establishments, a room at Arcadie House includes a full breakfast served in the large dining room of the house, complete with designer cutlery and an array of colourful Fiestaware.
Arcadie House is only 18 minutes from nearby Digby, Nova Scotia and the Princess of Acadia, the ferry between Digby and St. John, New Brunswick.
www.novascotiaaccommodation.ca   (759 words)

 Dorn Family History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was granted 200 acres of land at Digby Twp, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, in 1801.
She and William Saxton migrated to Nova Scotia in Sep 1783 from New York with the Loyalist Refugees by order of Sir Guy Carleton.
After 1784, he was jailed at Annapolis, Nova Scotia because he could not pay his debts (his property was confiscated in New York).
members.aol.com /davidwilma/family/dorn0006.htm   (755 words)

 Pines Resort Golf Course -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Over the years, the Pines has hosted numerous prestigious tournaments, with the Nova Scotia Men's Amateur in 1998 being the most recent.
On Racquette Hill, overlooking Digby Basin, 250 acres were acquired at a cost of $22,500 and the Dominion Atlantic Railway poured an additional $96,500 into the thirty-six acre masterpiece, which Thompson would produce.
The first nine at Digby Pines lie in a counter-clockwise circuit round the outer boundary of the property.
www.nsga.ns.ca /PINES_RESORT/PR.HTM   (604 words)

 Nova Scotia: Yarmouth to Digby
Nova Scotia Tourism has made travel easy by dividing the province into a number of special interest routes.
In this area, the long spine of land that is Digby Neck slices south and west into the Bay of Fundy, creating sheltered St. Mary's Bay.
Although Digby is only 50 miles from Yarmouth, give yourself lots of time for exploration of tiny shore-side enclaves by spending one day driving between the two communities.
www.mestern.net /canada/novascotia/yarmouth/index.php   (1481 words)

 Loyalist Articles
John Edison was one of these settlers of Digby who carved out a new life from the loses of his old life back in the thirteen colonies.
The disputed numbers of 30,000 to 100,000 loyalists and their families headed to Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Bahamas, England, Sierra Leone, Bermuda and other remote areas of the globe.
By 1786, Isaac and his son were living in Digby, Nova Scotia already appointed Justice of the Peace and the Judge of the Common Pleas.
www.rootsweb.com /~nsdigby/lists/article1.htm   (1082 words)

 Cyndi's List - Canada - Nova Scotia
Hattie is a founding member of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia and an Honourary Life Member of The Cape Sable Historical Society and The Shelburne County Genealogical Society.
From the 1815 Diary of a Nova Scotia Farm Girl, Louisa Collins, of Colin Grove, Dartmouth.
Census of 1817 for the county of Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.
www.cyndislist.com /novascot.htm   (4158 words)

 Digby Vacation Rentals Home 6BR, Oceanside, Annapolis Valley-Bay of Fundy / Digby, Nova Scotia Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The province of Nova Scotia, Canada is a vacationer's wonderland.
Nova Scotia is almost entirely surrounded by water, and hidden little coves, streams, and harbors dot the landscape.
On the northern coast of Nova Scotia is the postcard-beautiful village of Annapolis Royal.
www.a1vacations.com /digby_annapolis/1   (1799 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Archdiocese of Halifax
A legislature was established in Nova Scotia in 1758, and severe laws directed against the Catholics were passed without delay.
A noted missionary was the Abbé Sigogne, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1797, and continued his work among the Catholics of western Nova Scotia until his death in 1844.
Father Burke was consecrated Vicar Apostolic of Nova Scotia in 1818, and filled the office until his death in 1820.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07117b.htm   (1356 words)

 Nova Scotia Vacation, Cottage, Rental - Near Digby, Nova Scotia
Join us for a cottage vacation in Nova Scotia; a romantic getaway for two; a kayaking, canoeing or sportfishing adventure on the Sissiboo or a weekend break from the city.
Constructed by local craftsmen in 2004, Martin’s Sissiboo Hideaway is a Nova Scotia cottage rental built high on a hill on the historic Sissiboo River at Weymouth Mills, Digby County.
Nova Scotia, BOW 3T0, Tel: 902 837 4666,
www.novascotiacottage.ca   (101 words)

 Nova Scotia - Digby to Annapolis Royal
Digby is located fifty miles from Yarmouth and overlooks both the Annapolis Basin and Digby Gut.
Digby is so enamored with scallops it holds Scallop Days Festival in August each year and bills itself as the Scallop Capital of the World.
Digby is suppose to be the most romantic place in Canada.
www.mestern.net /canada/novascotia/digby   (1574 words)

 Nova Scotia cont'd
The "Pines" golf club in Digby - cited to be the most beautiful golf club in the world.
Nova Scotia is a golfers delight by the way.
Later on that day I met a very nice young Nova Scotian couple who took some time to explain to me their view of modern Nova Scotia.
www.polonews.com /holiday/page3.html   (1147 words)

 Paradise, Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Village of Paradise is situated in the beautiful Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia.
All three settlements are in the Nova Scotia county of Annapolis.
The homes and farms of Paradise are nestled between the North and South Mountains of the valley, near the banks of the picturesque Annapolis River which winds its way through the valley to the Annapolis Basin, then through the Digby Gut to the Bay of Fundy.
www.valleyweb.com /paradise   (670 words)

 DIGBY, NOVA SCOTIA: Municipal Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Digby's municipal airport is Nova Scotia's highest at 499 feet above sea level.  It is capable of accommodating medium-sized twin-engined aircraft and is publicly certified by Transport Canada.  The airport is attended 24 hours a day and is only 5.4 kilometres (4 miles) from downtown Digby.
The designator is CYID and it is depicted on charts as Air 5003, F-22.
Flight planning and weather through Yarmouth (Nova Scotia) Flight Service at 1-800-463-6377, (press 3 for Yarmouth).
www.klis.com /digby/airport.html   (127 words)

 Digby Nova Scotia Wind Farms Investing.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nova Sotia, Canada - NSPC Utility is offering at this time a payback of 7.2-7.5 cents a watt.
Digby Nova Scotia Wind Farms Investing, - The wind power industry is the worlds fastest growing energy provider and that sounds like a great place to invest your extra cash!
In some cases, Digby Nova Scotia Wind Farms Investing - the most convenient way for Americans to support wind power development is by participating in green power programs.
www.eastcoastwind.com /theforums/messages/419.html   (692 words)

 Digby County, Nova Scotia GenWeb
The Digby Genweb is made from contributions from our Volunteers.
Baptisms from the Trinity Anglican Church of England, Digby, Nova Scotia
Regional Library in partnership with the Municipality of the District of Digby.
www.rootsweb.com /~nsdigby   (484 words)

 novascotia.com - Home
Nova Scotia boasts some 100 sandy, accessible beaches.
Nova Scotia sways to the rhythm of the sea.
Home to the highest tides in the world, historic landmarks, sandy beaches and harbour fronts, Nova Scotia will leave you with more than memories, it will leave its mark on your soul.
explore.gov.ns.ca   (145 words)

 Municipality of the District of Yarmouth
The Municipality of the District of Yarmouth was incorporated in 1879 when provincial legislation brought municipal incorporation to all of Nova Scotia.
The Municipality lies in the western part of Yarmouth County in Nova Scotia.
On the north and east it is bordered by the Municipalities of Clare (Digby County) and Argyle and on the west and south by the Bay of Fundy.
www.district.yarmouth.ns.ca   (349 words)

 Nova Scotia Genealogical Resources: Frequently Asked Questions
Several Nova Scotia county historical societies and museums have copies of the records for their area.
The Genealogical Society of Nova Scotia have published an index to Marriage bonds from 1763 to 1864.
The Genealogical Society of Nova Scotia has published a series of indices to vital statistics in Halifax newspapers (1769-1854) as well as many other useful sources.
www.chebucto.ns.ca /~ab443/gen_faq.html   (2615 words)

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