Nova Scotia Archives

Built Heritage Resource Guide

"Quarry Wallace"


In 1891 there were 154 stone buildings in Nova Scotia. Stone quarried at Wallace, Cumberland County, and in Pictou County was either used for local construction projects or shipped elsewhere. Both Wallace and Pictou County stone was used in the construction of Nova Scotia's Province House.

Date: 1930s

Photographer: Clara Dennis

Reference no.: Clara Dennis Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1983-468 no. 155