The Loyalists and the Black Loyalists,

the Acadians, Welsh and Mi'kmaw called this home

Founding Peoples

Discover the diverse history of this historic harbour from the time of the Mi'kmaw First Nations people to the arrival of a few French Acadians and the mass settlement by Loyalists and Black Loyalists in the late 18th century.


Learn about Black Loyalist history at the Black Loyalist Heritage Society and Interpretive Centre.


Learn about French Acadian history at the Pubnico Acadian Village. 

Shelburne's Historic Waterfront

Museums by the Sea

20 Dock Street, P.O. Box 39

Shelburne, Nova Scotia   B0T 1W0

Ph: 902-875-3219

Fax: 902-875-4141


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