Historic Cumberland County South : Land of Promise. First Edition

By: BROWN, Roger David. Images of Our Past series.

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BROWN, Roger David. Historic Cumberland County South : Land of Promise. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2002). First Edition. Pp. (5),vi-viii,[1]-159,(1). With 156 b&w photos and other illustrations in the text. 8vo (164 x 238 mm), photo-illustrated grey card covers, with brown lettering to spine.

A volume in the Images of Our Past series.

Roger David Brown (b. Springhill, Nova Scotia).

Prologue: The Natural World, The Human World.

1. The Coal Fields by the Sea: Joggins, River Herbert, Maccan, Chignecto;

2. The Elysian Fields: Minudie;

3. The Fertile Inland Valleys: Southampton and Newville;

4. Where Dinosaurs Walked: Parrsboro;

5. God's Jewel Box: Advocate Harbour to the Parrsborough Shore;

6. The Town That Would Not Die: Springhill.

With Epilogue and Appendices.

Of nautical interest: The Mary Celeste, built at Spencers Island as the Amazon, is discussed on pp.107-108.
Photos of the following vessels: the tug S.S. Harbinger, the Ladysmith, the M.V. Kipawo, the Cap d'Or, the T.K. Bentley, the Susan Cameron, the Rupert K., B.R. Tower, the Cumberland Queen, the Eugene Owen Mackay and the ferries Hiawatha and Prince Albert.
Also the lighthouses at the end of Joggins Dock, and at Parrsboro harbour, Isle Haute, Apple River and Shulie and various wharf & dock scenes.

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Title: Historic Cumberland County South : Land of Promise. First Edition

Author Name: BROWN, Roger David. Images of Our Past series.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2002, ISBN:1551094185: 2002

ISBN Number: 1551094185

ISBN Number 13: 9781551094182

Seller ID: 79196

Keywords: COAL PARRSBORO CANADA NOVA SCOTIA SPRINGHILL CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY CUMBERLAND COUNTY,