South Shore Facts and Folklore. First Edition.

By: OICKLE, Vernon.

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OICKLE, Vernon. South Shore Facts and Folklore. [Front cover adds: "Buried Treasures, Historic Loyalist Settlements, Famous Ships"]. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,(2),1-211,(3). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers with white lettering to front cover & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, (b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia). "In 1772 Paul Revere was admitted to teh Freemasons here; in 1914 Hank Snow was born here; in 1998 Swissair Flight 111 crashed here. With a history that dates back centuries, Nova Scotia's South Shore is filled with a diverse and eclectic range of cultures from all over the world. It has produced some of Nova Scotia's most famous personalities, such as writer Thomas H. Raddall, painter Maud Lewis, and actor Donald Sutherland, just to name a few. It is the birthplace of the Bluenose. It is the balsam firChristmas tree capital of the world, and its picturesque coastline make it a popular location for film shoots, including The Scarlet Letter, Pit Pony and The Shipping News. The region's history, geography, and culture are pr esented as fun and occasionally quirky factoids, making 'South Shore Facts and Folklore' a must-have for anyone who wants to learn more about the region." -from the rear cover. Contents: Places; History; Nature; Culture; Crime and Punishment; People; Industry; Disasters; Ghosts and Legends; Sayings and Superstitions. With bibliography. Very good. 10.00

Title: South Shore Facts and Folklore. First Edition.

Author Name: OICKLE, Vernon.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, 2012, ISBN:9781551098982:

Seller ID: 114469

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CANADA CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY LUNENBURG QUEENS MYTHOLOGY FOLKLORE SHELBURNE COUNTY,