Mainland South Heritage Society

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Mainland South Heritage Society


Mainland South Heritage Society is mandated to research, document and preserve the heritage of the communities of Mainland South, from Armdale to Pennant in Halifax County, Nova Scotia. This region has a rich history and includes former farm lands, fishing communities, military establishments, quarries, and the sites of pioneer industrial enterprises.

Communities represented in the archives include Armdale, Bear Cove, Coote Cove, Duncan's Cove, Ferguson's Cove, Halibut Bay, Harrietsfield, Herring Cove, Jollimore, Ketch Harbour, Kline Heights, Melville Cove, Northwest Arm, Pennant (East & West), Portuguese Cove, Purcell's Cove, Sambro, Sambro Island, Spryfield, and York Redoubt. Some records and photographs in our collection may extend into neighbouring areas.

For more information, please contact the society at:

Mainland South Heritage Society

16 Sussex Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3R 1N9

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