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Family Ties on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore

Guysborough County Veterans
Two local historians are writing book on Guysborough County Veterans and are seeking input from families, friends of war vets to aid them in their research.

Halifax County GenWeb Project
This comprehensive genealogy database includes Nova Scotia surname registry, church and school lists, cemetary data, maps of Halifax County and more.

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Be A Genealogy Volunteer in Your Community

The Halifax County GenWeb project is currently in need of volunteers who will maintain a page of community information for genealogy researchers. Software and webspace is provided.

Halifax County GenWeb
The site of the Nova Scotia GenWeb Project now includes Bedford, Sackville, Dartmouth, Eastern Passage and all communities contained within Halifax County, Halifax Regional Municipality to Ecum Secum.

Acadian GenWeb Project
Trace your Acadian-Cajun connections through this l'Acadie list of resources, part of the GenWeb project.

Eastern Passage, Cow Bay Genealogy
Excellent resource includes the history of McNab's, Lawlor's and Devil's Islands, as well as surname search and registry.

GenWeb Project
Part of the CanadaGenWeb project, the Nova Scotia GenWeb site maintains an excellent resource base through its network of volunteers.

Genealogy Ass'n of NS
GANS is active in petitioning the Government of Canada to allow access to the 1901 (and beyond) census records.

Historical Maps
N.S. Department of Natural Resources can provide historical maps to 18 counties, 140 Crown Land grants (1750 to 1850) and geological maps of the province at the turn of the century.

Nova Scotia Resources
From the Family History Centre in Lethbridge, one of the most comprehensive NS genealogy resources on the web includes ship lists, lost at sea, cemeteries, Acadian, UEP's, Black Loyalists, Mi'kmaq, French Hugeunots, mailing lists and more.

Nova Scotia Vital Statistics
Provincial records of births and deaths from 1864, and marriages from l906 to the present.

Personal Research
Tracing family roots is a passion in Nova Scotia. Here are personal genealogical pages from Arsenault to Zwicker.

Pier 21
Between 1928-1971, more than 1 million immigrants first set foot on Canadian soil at Pier 21 in Halifax. A new museum and Honour Role display at the Halifax waterfront pays tribute to centuries of new arrivals.

Roots Web
A free database of family surnames, Roots Web is the oldest online.

Ships List
The Olive Tree Genealogy pages provide passenger lists from ships landing in Nova Scotia between 1740 and 1903, including the Hector and many others bound for Pictou.



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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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