The Mersey River is named after that of the River Mersey in Liverpool, England. The river proper flows from the eastern end of Eleven Mile Lake in Annapolis County southward to Kejimkujik Lake in Kejimkujik National Park, then through Lake Rossignol to empty into the Atlantic Ocean at the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia. The river was a major...more
Snow was born in Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia, Canada. When he was 14, he ordered his first guitar from Eaton's catalogue for $5.95, and played his first show in a church basement in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia at the age of 16. He then travelled to the nearest big city, Halifax, where he sang in local clubs and bars. We saw him years ago at...more
The Astor Theatre is proud to be the oldest performing arts venue in the province. In 2002 the Astor Theatre celebrated 100 years of entertainment on the South Shore of Nova Scotia.Built in 1902 as part of the historic Town Hall, the theatre was known as the Liverpool Opera House.This little theater always has something going on . Either live...more
This was an interesting Museum of Hunting, Fishing, Guidesports & Mi’kmaq History .There is a recreated Trapper’s Cabin from the 1930's and stories about famous wilderness guides, their paddles, gear, trophies and a photography collection of the past 100 years of hunting and fishing.more
This gallery features artists from across Canada . When we were there we saw the amazing work by Laurie Swim . September 1- October 15/08 -- Laurie Swim : The Quilt as Art. Laurie did much of this work since moving back home to Nova Scotia in 2004. This galery is a part of the The Rossignol Cultural Centremore
The Rossignol Cultural Centre is is a 24,000 sq. ft. newly renovated, multi-faceted cultural centre, featuring a variety of Museums, Art Galleries, Libraries and Wildlife. Hours: Mon- Sat: 10:00-5:30 (May 15 to Oct 15)Sunday: Noon - 5:30 p.m. (July and August only)Admissions: $4 adult • $3 seniors & students • Children under 6 freemore
W.R. MacAskill of Nova Scotia was world-renowned for his marine portraits including Gray Dawn and this scenic of Peggy's Cove. Many homes have at least one print of his works ( including ours ) There is an excellent collection of images and artifacts from this beloved Nova Scotian image-maker at the Sherman Hines Museum . The photgraph is of his...more
Sherman Hines is a famous photographer from Liverpool who made his mark in world circles . In the museum we were delighted to find comprehensive collections of images, cameras and artifacts from all of the key figures in the history of Nova Scotian photography – Dodge, Garber, Gavin, Gentzell, Hines, Knickle, MacAskill, Rogers, Sponagle, and many...more
I was actually just killing time while waiting for the Hank Snow Country Music Centre to open, so found myself following signs out to Fort Point Lighthouse Park.It was quite informative, with signs around the outside. The inside, the lower level, was a gift shop, and there were a combination of cutesy stuff, and some nicer gifts. Then you climb the...more
During Privateer Days (end of July), there is s graveyard tour that is fun. Tour guides take you along to tell some local history and actors pop out to sing to you, etc. It is entertaining. The oldest grave marker is dated 1761. It is interesting to see the different headstones and the different pictures on them (pointing hands, skull with wings,...more
Seawatch Dining Room at White Point Beach Resort has a great menu, utilising local produce, and offers something for pretty much every taste. Seafood, of course, vegetarian selections, and comfort foods that even fussy children would enjoy. The dining room, as the name implies, overlooks the ocean, and the choice tables are the ones by the windows....more
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If you don't find it in a yard sale in and around the area then maybe here at this shop.
What to pay: You can bargain!!
There are lots of markets for fresh produce around this whole area . This one just outside town was really good . And of course there's always fresh fudge. Bob and the Boys