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Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]
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Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland")&nbsp;began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia.&nbsp;All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of&nbsp;Great Britain in&nbsp;1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.  
  
 
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*[[Nova Scotia, Antigonish Catholic Diocese Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Canada Nova Scotia Antigonish Catholic Diocese Rcords (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[[Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Nova Scotia, Queens County, Genealogical Notes of Thomas Brenton Smith (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. [[Nova Scotia History|Read more...]]
  
 
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Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland")&nbsp;began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia.&nbsp;All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of&nbsp;Great Britain in&nbsp;1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.
 
  
 
Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.  
 
Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at [http://www.novascotiagenealogy.com www.novascotiagenealogy.com] and they are free.  
  
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Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at&nbsp;[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca www.collectionscanada.gc.ca]. Records for 1871, 1881 and 1891 are indexed. Indexes for some of the others can be found at Ancestry.com which is available free at most FamilySearch Centers through the [https://familysearch.org/help/viewdocument?documentId=106761&sliceId=SAL_Public&userQuery=portal+websites Family History Center Portal].
 
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[http://www.pier21.ca/home/ Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21]  
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*[http://www.pier21.ca/home/ Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21]  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/novascotiagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Nova Scotia]
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*[http://www.telusplanet.net/public/mtoll/ Mary's Genealogy Treasures - great research resource]
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Nova_Scotia/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Nova Scotia contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  
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Brief History

Nova Scotia is a penninsula on the east coast of Canada. Settlements in Nova Scotia (the Latin term for "New Scotland") began in 1604. In the 1600s, Nova Scotia was part of Acadia. All of Nova Scotia passed into possession of Great Britain in 1713. The Province of Nova Scotia was formed in 1867, being one of the original four provinces to join the Confederation.

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Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collecrtions are found at:

Featured Article

Nova Scotia was the first European settlement north of Florida. Joao Fagudes set up a small settlement there in 1523. Read more...

Migration Routes

Pier 21{·}} Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route

Did You Know?

Early vital records of Nova Scotia, Canada are viewable over the Internet for the first time at www.novascotiagenealogy.com and they are free.

Free census records for Nova Scotia and other provinces can be found at www.collectionscanada.gc.ca. Records for 1871, 1881 and 1891 are indexed. Indexes for some of the others can be found at Ancestry.com which is available free at most FamilySearch Centers through the Family History Center Portal.

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