Country Harbour Loyalist Trail Waterside Site

Country Harbour: Loyalist Trail to waterside monument -21

Photographs of
Country Harbour LoyalistTrail 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

Google map

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

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

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: 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


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

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