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Historical Maps of Nova Scotia

Map detail showing Birchtown

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Map shows Birchtown a century after it was founded by African American refugees of the War of Independence. It includes the names of property owners and local landmarks including church, school, store and sawmill.

Date: 1882

Cartographer: A.F. Church & Co.

Reference no.: Topographical Township Map of Shelburne County, Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Archives Map Collection