Links to Nearby Attractions
Cape Breton and Nova Scotia in general are home to a number of fine museums, historical sites, and attractions. Here is a small sampling:
Links to Other Museums:
Highland Village, in Iona, is an entire village modelled on those in the Highlands in the 1800's and early 1900's.
Les Trois Pignons, in Cheticamp, holds collections of hooked rugs and other local Acadian cultural items.
The Alexander Graham Bell Museum, in Baddeck is a National Historic Site, presents the life and work of Alexander Graham and Mabel Bell. Much historic and archival data.
The Miners Museum in Glace Bay maintains exhibits and archives on Cape Breton's coal mining industry, the Island's major industry for many decades.
The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre, in Judique, offers programs and exhibits and maintains archives on Celtic music.
The Nova Scotia Museum Website is a mega-link to all museums within the Province.
Historical Reference Sites
The Federation of Nova Scotia Heritage (FNSH) is a gateway to and source of extensive heritage data.
The Council of Nova Scotia Archives is a professional organization for archives and archivists in Nova Scotia.
The County of Victoria holds considerable archival and heritage information related to our County.
Genealogy Reference Sites:
Les Trois Pignons, in Cheticamp, houses the Father Charles Aucoin Genealogy Centre.
RootsWeb is a large, free genealogy site.
The Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia holds extensive genealogical records of Nova Scotia families.
Family Search calls itself the largest collection of free family history, family tree and genealogy records in the world.
The Cape Breton Genealogy & Historical Association is a treasure trove of information about Cape Breton family genealogy and histories.
Routes to your Roots www.councilofnsarchives.ca