The websites on this page contain a wealth of fascinating information which will be of interest to genealogists and local historians. This is by no means a definitive list and suggestions for additional links are welcome.
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The Southwest Nova Scotia Curators group Take a virtual tour through 30 museums in South-West Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Museum. The family of Nova Scotia museums.
Prescott House Museum. Once the home of Charles Prescott, a man who introduced many new apple varieties to the Valley.
Blair House. A museum dedicated to the apple industry.
Apple Capital Museum Society. A museum in the town of Berwick.
Charles Macdonald Concrete House Museum. Charles Macdonald was a sailor, a sculptor, a builder, a manufacturer, and a socialist. The museum celebrates the life and work of this exceptional Nova Scotian.
Randall House Museum operated by Wolfville Historical Society.
The Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association Formed to provide access to and promote genealogical resources pertaining to Nova Scotia and support the efforts of the local and county historical societies in the province.
Index to the 1901 Census of Canada. A useful site for genealogical research.
Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Nova Scotia. Contains many useful genealogy links.
Amateur's guide to Acadian genealogy. A huge amount of information for Acadian genealogist.
The Early Acadian Period in Nova Scotia 1605 - 1755. A NS Museum site dealing with Acadian history.
Société Promotion Grand-Pré This site is fully bilingual and highlights the activities and services of the Grand Pré National Historic Park.
Minas Historical Society. Contains over 600 documents relating to the Acadian history of the area around the five tidal rivers of Kings Co; the Pereau, Habitant, Canards, St-Antoine and Gaspereau. A site for the serious (and preferably bilingual) researcher.
Northeast Archaeological Research. Information about Jonathan Fowler's research.
Saint Mary's Students Dig Up The Past. An article from Saint Mary's University "Times".
New England Planter History
Planter 2010. Website commemorating the 250th anniversary of the arrival in Nova Scotia of the New England Planters.
Planter Studies Centre. A page produced by the History Department, Acadia University.
Nova Scotia Community History
Nova Scotia's Electric Attic. An amazing collection of resources including a lot of historical information.
The History of King's County. Eaton's classic book is available on-line.
The Annapolis Valley Newspaper Extracts Project - Featuring The Register. An excellent website based on reports from the "Berwick Register". It contains a wealth of fascinating material.
The Fieldwood Heritage Society. A very interesting website dealing with the village of Canning.
A History of Kingsport. Also contains a history of the neighbouring community, Medford.
The Dominion Atlantic Railway Digital Preservation Initiative Wiki Project. This wiki is a part of the Middleton Memory Lane Railway Museum site and is a repository of digitized artefacts at the museum.
Kings County Burial Grounds Care Society The society is developing a website detailing abandoned and neglected cemeteries in Kings Co.
Cornwallis River Greenway An Active Transportation trail running along the old railway corridor through Coldbrook and Cambridge with interpretive panels outlining the history of the area.
Paul Illsley.com The Illsley family have been long-time supporters of the Kings Historical Society. Paul is (amongst other things) a very accomplished photographer and his website is well worth a visit. His photos of the Juneau Icefield Research Program were the subject of a recent presentation to the Kings Historical Society.
Annapolis Valley Vacation. Annapolis Valley tourism information with links to several museums.