Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


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]

Publisher: A.F. Church & Co.

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