Canning, Nova Scotia

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Canning Originally settled by Acadians who were expelled in 1755 dand then was settled in 1760 by New England Planters and by the Dutch following World War II.

Canning was once a major shipbuilding centre and shipping and rail hub for farmers in Kings County. Canning merchants and farmers founded the Cornwallis Valley Railway which ran from 1889 to 1961, connecting the village to the Dominion Atlantic Railway mainline in Kentville, Nova Scotia.

The book Nova Scotia
by : David Orkin is a new thoroughly updated edition of Bradt’s Nova Scotia remains the most comprehensive guide available to this increasingly popular region of eastern Canada.


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