Shelburne, this town is where 16 000 Loyalists came ashore between 1783 and 1785. Has world's 3rd deepest natural harbour. Most of Shelburne's buildings date back to Loyalist times, including my brother's house, over 200 years old. The movie the Scarlett Letter was filmed here in 1994, the pic is one of the sets. Shelburne is a 2.5 hr drive from Halifax airport(southwest), and 1 hr 15 min drive from Yarmouth airport and ferries.