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Genealogical Societies

Shelburne County Genealogical Society

168 Water Street
P. O. Box 248
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Phone: (902) 875-4299

Shelburne Historical Society

Box 39, Shelburne
NS B0T 1W0
Phone: (902) 875-3219


Loyalist Landing 2008 Society-details the celebrations of the 225 year anniversery of the first landing of the Loyalists from the New England States. Very intesting site.

Port Roseway Associates This research tool provides access to 1,498 references to Black Loyalist refugees who settled in Port Roseway, now Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Tourism -lists a number of museums and places of interest for the Shelburne Town area

Cape Sable Historical Society

Barrington, NS B0W 1E0
Phone: (902) 637-2185

Website @ or email at

email: Brenda Maxwell at

Chapel Hill Historical Society

Cindy Nickerson, President
Box 70, Shag Harbour
NS B0W 3B0

Archelaus Smith Historical Society

Website @

Contact: Bryant Newell Phone: 902-745-3361


Lockeport Nova Scotia

Islandic Memorial Society of Nova Scotia-Website for Markland and Lockeport is found at Icelandic Memorial Society of NS You will find information on settlers, census, notable names and information from Markland and Lockeport Settlements

Ragged Islands Historical Society-was formed in 1985 to research, establish and maintain a collection of historical materials pretaining to Ragged Islands area, and to make available for the use of the interested public.