Photographs of
New Minas
Historic Signs

St. Antoine
1682


Kings County
Nova Scotia

Located beside Highway One, at the village boundaries

GPS location, West sign:   45°04'19"N   64°28'35"W
GPS location, East sign:   45°04'33"N   64°25'10"W




New Minas: Historic signs, St. Antoine 1682
Sign at the western boundary of New Minas

Photographed on 28 October 2005


This sign was removed early in 2006.



New Minas: Historic signs, St. Antoine 1682
Sign at the western boundary of New Minas, looking eastward along Highway One

Photographed on 28 October 2005






New Minas: Historic signs, St. Antoine 1682
Identical sign at the eastern boundary of New Minas, looking westward along Highway One

Photographed on 9 November 2005


This sign was removed a few days after this photograph was taken.



The Acadian hamlet was situated between present-day
Jones and Cornwallis streets, close to the railway.


Acadian Heritage Signs
in four counties





Link to Relevant Website

History of New Minas
...The origin of the Village of New Minas and the much larger,
former district "Minas" is wrapped in the colorful era of
Acadian History.  In 1604, Samuel de Champlain and DeMonte (sic)
sailed into Minas Basin on an expedition from Port Royal.
They found copper at Cape D'Ore (sic) and limestone and
semi-precious stones along the shore.  With intention
to mine the minerals, the name "les mines" was given the area...
    http://newminas.com/Web/history.html







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



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


Veterans Memorial Bench and Sundial Veterans Memorial Bench and Sundial Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/veteransbench.html


Veterans Memorial View Park Veterans Memorial View Park Avonport
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/veteranspark.html


Veterans Lane military memorial Veterans Lane military memorial Kingston
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/veteranslane.html


Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentlegion.html


Kentville Memorial Park Kentville Memorial Park Kentville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/kentmem.html


Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills war memorial Sheffield Mills
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/sheffieldmills.html


North Mountain airplane crash memorial North Mountain airplane crash memorial Brow of Mountain
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/browmtn.html


Wolfville war memorial Wolfville war memorial Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/wolfmem.html


Acadia U. Memorial Gym Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/acadiamemgym.html


Canning war memorial Canning war memorial Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/cannmem.html


Harold Borden monument Harold Borden monument, 1900 Canning
    http://ns1763.ca/kingsco/borden_h.html


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


1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express monument 1849 Nova Scotia Pony Express monument Victoria Beach
    http://ns1763.ca/annapco/ponyexmon.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 Automobiles in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/auto/automobiles.html

Go To:   History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/rail/railways.html

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

Go To:   History of Electric Power Companies in Nova Scotia
    http://ns1758.ca/electric/electric.html

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First uploaded to the WWW:   2005 November 06
New photograph installed:   2005 November 09
Latest update:   2007 November 18