Nova Scotia
Pony Express

1849

Original plaque unveiled 26 August 1953



Photographs of
Plaque

Victoria Beach
Annapolis County
Nova Scotia

GPS location:   44°40'17"N   65°44'36"W
Google map




Nova Scotia: 1849 Pony Express monument

Photographed on 9 October 2002



Nova Scotia: Plaque on 1849 Pony Express monument

Photographed on 13 June 2003



Nova Scotia: 1849 Pony Express monument with ferry departing

Photographed on 9 October 2002
The ferry departs on its daily run between Digby and Saint John



Nova Scotia: 1849 Pony Express monument with ferry at dock

Photographed on 13 June 2003
The Digby-Saint John ferry is docked at its Digby terminal



Nova Scotia Pony Express 1849: map showing location of monument
Map showing the location of the 1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express monument
in Victoria Beach, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

Roads are shown as they were in 1978.  Except for Highway 101, the
layout of the roads in 2008 has not changed much from that shown here.






Links to Relevant Websites

The 1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express


The Pony Express Plaque Installed in 1949 100th Anniversary


Halifax Express The Novascotian, 26 February 1849


Halifax Express The British Colonist, 10 March 1849


Halifax Express The Acadian Recorder, 10 March 1849


The Second Run of the Nova Scotia Pony Express 8 March 1849


Nova Scotia Pony Express 1849, by John Regan 5 January 1912


Nova Scotia Pony Express 1849, by George Mullane 1 January 1914


Nova Scotia Pony Express 1849, by Murrille Schofield 1973


Nova Scotia Pony Express, by D. A. MacNeill April 1940


Nova Scotia Pony Express, by CBC Radio 11 June 1999


The Cunard Steamship fleet, 1849
These ships brought the news carried by the Pony Express


The Oregon Boundary dispute, 1849 Britain and USA close to war
Pony Express was the fastest link carrying breaking news to U.S.A.


Pony Express Editorial in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald 15 February 1999


Nova Scotia Pony Express Digby Courier, 27 January 1999


History of the Nova Scotia Pony Express
    http://www.telusplanet.net/public/langtved/pony.htm

The Wayback Machine has archived copies of this document:
History of the Nova Scotia Pony Express

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Archived: 2003 February 02
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Photographs of War Memorials, Historic Monuments and Plaques in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1763.ca/remem/plaques.html



S.S. Princess Louise monument S.S. Princess Louise monument Point Prim
    http://ns1763.ca/digbyco/prlouisemon.html


Bay View cannons Bay View cannons Bay View
    http://ns1763.ca/digbyco/bayviewcann.html


Port Royal Habitation 1605-1613 Port Royal Habitation 1605-1613 Port Royal
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/portroyal.html


Scotch Fort 1629 monument Scotch Fort 1629-1632 monument Port Royal
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/scotchfort.html


Fort Anne bronze cannon Fort Anne bronze cannon Annapolis Royal
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/annebroncann.html


Bear River war memorial Bear River war memorial Bear River
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bearriverm.html


Smiths Cove war memorial Smiths Cove war memorial Smiths Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/digbyco/smithscovem.html


Bloody Creek monument Monument: Bloody Creek 1757 Bloody Creek
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bloodycrk.html


Monument: Poutrincourt's 1607 Mill Poutrincourt's 1607 Mill monument LeQuille
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/lequille.html


Annapolis Iron Mining Company monument Annapolis Iron Mining Company monument Clementsport
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/annironm.html


Rawding Captains monument Rawding Captains monument Clementsport
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/rawdingm.html


Memorial: Commonwealth Air Training Plan Memorial: Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1940-1945 Middleton
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bcatpww2.html


Kingston: Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial Commonwealth Air Training Plan memorial, 1940-1945 Kingston
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/bcatprc.html


Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/bridgetownm.html


Springfield war memorial Springfield war memorial
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/springfld.html


Clementsport war memorial Clementsport war memorial
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/clemport.html


Edward Phinley Morse historic plaques, Clementsport Edward Phinley Morse plaques Clementsport
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/morse-shipyard.html


Clementsvale war memorial Clementsvale war memorial Clementsvale
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/clemvalem.html


Go To:   Nova Scotia History, Chapter One
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Historical Biographies
    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory00.html#ns-historical-biog

Go To:   Proclamations: Land Grants in Nova Scotia 1757, '58, '59
    http://planter2010.ca/proc/proclamations-ndx.html

Go To:   Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1805, edited by Richard John Uniacke
    http://ns1763.ca/law/ns-statutes1805-titlepg.html

Go To:   Nova Scotia Quotations
    http://ns1758.ca/quote/quotes.html

Go To:   History of Telegraph and Telephone Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/tele/telephone.html

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Go To:   History of Automobiles in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html

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First uploaded to the WWW:   2002 October 11
New photograph installed:   2003 November 09
New photograph installed:   2003 December 18
Added Google Map link:   2008 March 28
Latest update:   2013 October 15