Photographs of
Country Harbour Loyalist Trail
Waterside Site

Owned by the Municipality of the District of Guysborough


Stormont
Guysborough County
Nova Scotia

Located at Leggett Point, on the east shore of Country Harbour


GPS location:   45°11'33"N   61°42'50"W
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Country Harbour: Loyalist monument
Robert Walsh stands beside the Loyalist Monument.


Country Harbour: Loyalist monument


Nova Scotia, Guysborough County: Country Harbour
These two photographs (above and below) were taken while standing at the same spot.
(above) Looking southward, along Country Harbour toward the Atlantic Ocean.
(below) Looking eastward. Nova Scotia, Guysborough County: Country Harbour Loyalist monument


Country Harbour: Bishop Inglis memorial

Charles Inglis (1734-1816)
Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Country Harbour:  Bishop Inglis memorial


Country Harbour: Replica of Captain Leggett's 1790s store
Replica of Captain Leggett's 1790s store


The above photographs were taken on 15 July 2006.



Also see: Roadside Park – Country Harbour Loyalist Trail





Country Harbour Loyalist Trail
Waterside Site

South (left) Interpretative Panel

"The Connection – East Florida & Country Harbour"

Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel
South interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, south interpretative panel, center column
Nova Scotia highway sign "Stormont"
Nova Scotia road sign beside highway 316


The above photographs were taken on 15 July 2006.






Country Harbour Loyalist Trail
Waterside Site

North (right) Interpretative Panel

"Blacks & The American Revolution"

Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, north interpretative panel
North interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, north interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, north interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, north interpretative panel


Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, north interpretative panel


The above photographs were taken on 15 July 2006.






Country Harbour Loyalist Trail
Waterside Site

Interpretative Panel
in Captain Leggett's store replica

"Country Harbour Loyalists 1783"

"Land Grant Information by Regiment"

Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail waterside site, interpretative panel in replica of Captain Legett's store

Photographed on 15 July 2006






Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail to waterside monument
ATV (all-terrain vehicle) trail to Country Harbour Loyalist waterside site.

Photographed on 15 July 2006



Also see: Roadside Park – Country Harbour Loyalist Trail


Nova Scotia, Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail map
Map showing the location of the Country Harbour Loyalist sites

The distance between the Loyalist Trail Roadside Park
and the Loyalist Monument is about 2.2km [1.3 miles].
Contour intervals are marked in feet (100 feet = 30m)



Country Harbour Loyalist Society
Directors

July 2006
Noreen Hayne
Robert Walsh
Anthony C. Porter
Michele MacArthur






Links to Relevant Websites

A United Empire Loyalist's Bibliography...
    http://www.uelac.org/bibcon.htm


The Black Loyalists Commander-in-Chief Sir Guy Carleton upheld British honour by
insisting that the runaways were not, in fact, American property at the time of the
Provincial Peace Agreement (1782) and that they must be allowed to evacuate with
other Loyalists.  The evacuees were carried to Bermuda, the West Indies, London,
and other British territories, but the largest group, all told about 3,500, located in
Nova Scotia in 1782-83.  They confidently expected a just reward for their loyalty
to the Crown... From the outset of their history in Canada, the free Blacks were locked
in poverty and economic dependence that could have been avoided had they received
the farms to which they were entitled as Loyalists...
    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/heirloom_series/
          volume6/248-251.htm


Dunmore's Proclamation

Lord Dunmore's Proclamation Digital Collections archive
    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/blackloyalists/
          story/revolution/dunmore.htm


Lord Dunmore's Proclamation, official text Digital Collections archive
    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/blackloyalists/
          documents/official/dunmore.htm


Lord Dunmore's Proclamation. 5 May 1774 West Virginia Division of Culture & History
    http://www.wvculture.org/history/dunmore/dunmoreproclamation.html


Text of Dunmore's Proclamation by the Tidewater Labor Support Committee
    http://www.wm.edu/so/tlsc/resources/sourcebook/dunmore.htm


Response of the Colony of Virginia "...this unlawful and wicked step..."
    http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/blackloyalists/
          documents/official/virginia_response.htm

Virginia was England's oldest, wealthiest, and most populous North American colony.


Proclamation of Earl of Dunmore by WGBH Boston PBS
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h42.html


Image of contemporary printing of Dunmore's Proclamation by WGBH Boston PBS
    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part2/2h42b.html


John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore by Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Dunmore


Black Loyalist by Wikipedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Loyalist







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



Country Harbour Loyalist Trail Roadside Park Country Harbour Loyalist Trail, Roadside Park Stormont
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/loyalistchr.html


Cross Roads Country Harbour war memorial Cross Roads Country Harbour war memorial Cross Roads Country Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/crossroads-ch.html


Goldboro war memorial Goldboro war memorial Goldboro
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/goldborom.html


New Harbour war memorial New Harbour war memorial New Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/newhbrm.html


Sherbrooke Presbyterian Church honour roll Presbyterian Church honour roll Sherbrooke
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/honourroll-sher.html


St. Mary's Municipality war memorial St. Mary's Municipality war memorial Sherbrooke
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/sherbrooke.html


Spanish Ship Bay war memorial Spanish Ship Bay war memorial Spanish Ship Bay
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/spanbay.html


Charlos Cove historical plaque Charlos Cove historical plaque, 1763 Charlos Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/charloshist.html


Charlos Cove war memorial Charlos Cove war memorial Charlos Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/charloswarmem.html


Captain Savalette plaque Captain Savalette plaque, 1565 Charlos Cove
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/savalette-plaque.html


Grassy Island historic site Grassy Island historic site, 1744 Canso Harbour
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/grassyisland.html


Canso & Hazel Hill war memorial Canso & Hazel Hill war memorial Canso
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/cansowar.html


Commercial Cable Trans Atlantic Park Commercial Cable Trans Atlantic Park Hazel Hill
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/cableparkmunic.html


Commercial Cable Company telegraph office Commercial Cable Company telegraph office Hazel Hill
    http://ns1763.ca/guysbco/commcable.html


Antigonish Memorial Field Memorial Field Antigonish
    http://ns1763.ca/antgnco/antigonishwwtwo.html


Stellarton war memorial monument Stellarton war memorial monument Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/stellarwar.html


Stellarton WW1 memorial plaque Stellarton WW1 memorial plaque Stellarton
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/stellarplqww1.html


New Glasgow: Pictou Highlanders obelisk Pictou Highlanders obelisk New Glasgow
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/picthighlanders.html


New Glasgow war memorial New Glasgow war memorial New Glasgow
    http://ns1763.ca/pictouco/newglaswar.html


Moose River Gold Mine Moose River Gold Mine collapse Moose River Gold Mines
    http://ns1763.ca/hfxrm/moosegoldm.html


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    http://newscotland1398.ca/hist/nshistory01.html

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    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

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Added Google Map link:   2007 December 12
Latest update:   2011 April 30