The Avon Heritage Museum and Avon Spirit Shipyard in Newport Landing are located on the scenic shores of the Avon River. The Avon River area became one of the great square-rigged wooden shipbuilding centres in Nova Scotia in the 19th Century. Where the museum now sits in Newport Landing was once the Read more [...]
The first European settlers arrived in North America over 400 years ago, establishing early communities on the Bay of Fundy shores. The struggle between the British and the French for control of this region — and the emergence of ship-building and the coastal economy that followed — is told in the museums and national historic sites around the Bay of Fundy.