Removing the Pictou Landmark Airplane

Recently the military airplane landmark that was located in Veteran's Memorial Park in Pictou was dismantled and moved as part of the construction work for the new roundabout in Pictou. Below is some video footage of the process thanks to Pictou Advocate.

Removing the Pictou Landmark Airplane

"The memorial airplane that has marked the entrance to Pictou since the early 2000s was removed August 25, 2016 in order to make way for construction and a re-configuring of the area. over the course of a day after preparation by cutting bolts and properly harnessing the aircraft, it was finally lifted from its pedestal. The wings will be removed next before storage." [source: PictouAdvocate.com]

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Slice of Love – Pictou County Pizza

Pictou County pizza is well known all over for its unique brown sauce made up of vegetables herbs and spices. "It’s can be as addictive as Tim Hortons coffee!" People have had it shipped all across the country and now Tripp & Giver, have created a tribute song to Pictou County Pizza  called "with "Slice of Love"     Browse the Various Pictou County Pizza Providers in the Pictou County Directory
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Photos of Westville

We recently started a Pinterest board where people can contribute and encourage others to share photos of Westville Nova Scotia. So if you are looking for photos of Westville then you will want to check out our pin board on Pinterest.

Photos of Westville Nova Scotia

The Westville pin board contains scans of photos we have scanned or taken as well as many others that we have come across on the Internet [if you or someone you know have photos that you would like to share, then we would be more then happy to hear from you].

Follow Westville Pictou County Photos on Pinterest.

Above is a dynamic sample of some of the latest additions (using an app that updates the photos when more are available), simply click on a thumb nail of any image below and it will open up a new window with a larger image, comments and link to source etc.

If you use Pinterest then consider …
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Stellarton

Stellarton has a rich history in coal mining and the hometown of Sobey's, a Canadian Grocery icon.  

Stellarton, Nova Scotia

What we now know as Stellarton, was first settled by some families from the Ship Hector in 1774. A few years later coal was discovered and led to the development of the first pit that became known as the MacGregor Seam.

The War of 1812 increased the demand for coal and the area became known as Coal Mines Station, that was later changed Albion Mines until 1870. The town was then renamed to Stellarton after a type of torbanite known as "stellarite" that sparkles when burned. Coal mining remained the main industry in Stellarton until oil started to replace coal in the 1950's. These days there is only one active open pit coal mine, operated by Pioneer Coal.

The Museum of Industry  contains hundreds of artifacts rela…

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Historic Pictou County Photos

Pictou County established in 1835, has a very rich history and experienced many changes over the years. Unlike modern day where there seems to be a camera around every where you look and digital photos are like a 'dime a dozen' ; historical photos are more precious and can help us to better understand what things were like around here back in time.

Recently we found a some boxes of old photos in an old house that we have fixed up into a summer home and bought a few at some yard sales. Therefore decided to create a place on the web where we can preserve and share old photographs of Pictou County that we come across and that what more people can appreciate Pictou County's rich history.  We dedicated a section of our website for old Pictou County photos as well as started a large Pinterest board where others can contribute.

So if you are looking for old Pictou County historica…

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Follow @PictouCounty_NS on Twitter

Follow us for Pictou County tweets Twitter is an online social media information network that allows users to send and read short messages (with images, videos, links etc.) called "tweets". Twitter is a great way of sharing news, photos and information, so Follow @PictouCounty_NS for all the latest news, info and photos about Pictou County. Below are some of our latest Pictou County tweets and re-tweets. Tweets by @PictouCounty_NS //
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Images of Pictou County by Ray Strickland

Images of Pictou County by Ray Strickland Ray, an amateur photographer from Scotsburn, Pictou County enjoys photography and nature, and has created an online photo album, showcasing  some of his favorite images of Pictou County. Ray originally from Cape Breton but has called Pictou County his home now for more than 40 years (source: NGNews). You can find Rays Pictou County photographs on his website StricklandImages.com as well as Panoramio and Pinterest If you have a website or online portfolio of Pictou County photos and want to share them, then let us know and we will feature it on our site for others to discover. &nbsp
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Where to Stay in Pictou County

Are you traveling in and around Pictou County and wondering where all the Pictou County accommodations are? Well we have you covered and can help you find great places to stay when visiting Pictou County.  You will find a wide range of accommodations from small and more personal Bed & Breakfasts to the larger more corporate style hotels.

Below is a dynamic list of accommodations located in Pictou County taken directly from our Pictou County Directory database (the list is dynamic so may change order when the page is refreshed).

Links along the bottom of the list allow you to browse more listings of Bed & Breakfasts, and motels (and the listings in map above should also change when the listings on the page change) or you can also use interactive map above to see where the accommodations are located. Either refresh the page or use the links at the bottom and you wil…

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