Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories

Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Central North River, Nova Scotia 43 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
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Central North River, Nova Scotia
This small Black community has been virtually lost.
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TURN – Hewlett House and the real story of Colonel Hewlett

Queenstown, New Brunswick
Featured in the miniseries TURN!, Hewlett was a man of his times.
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Memorial for the Forgotten – Highfield Cemetery

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Commemoration to unmarked Black graves on Prince Edward Island.
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Black Islanders

Cardigan, Prince Edward Island to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island 4 places
The surprising Black history of Prince Edward Island.
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Dembo Sickles and Planter Era Slavery

Montague, Prince Edward Island
Dembo Sickles arrived in the region in the 1760’s and is believed to be buried here.
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Alfred Gould’s House – Sourisford

Coulter, Manitoba
Historic site within Municipality of Two Borders. Lat: N 49°08.024′ Long: W 101°00.480′
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Bison: King of the Plains

Geocache near Goodlands, MB Lat: N 49°05.306′ Long: W 100°32.456′
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The Empress of Ireland

Coulter, Manitoba
Geocache near village of Coulter MB Lat: N 49°05.322′ Long: W 100°59.039′
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Lowe Family Natural Area

Waskada, Manitoba
Lowe Family Natural Area Lat: N 49°01.733′ Long: W 100°45.350′
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