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    Nova Scotia #255 Highway Guide

    Miles Kms Item Summary
    0.0
    0.0
    Junction of Highway #22
    West to business section of Louisbourg, NS. West to the NS; Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site. North to the city of Sydney, NS. East to community of Glace Bay, NS.
    0.0
    0.0
    Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site
    Access to Fortress Louisbourg National Historic Site
    0.0
    0.0
    Fortress of Louisbourg
    View from within walls of fort
    0.0
    0.0
    Fortress of Louisbourg
    View from within walls of fort
    0.6
    1.0
    Marconi Trail Scenic Drive Trailway
    Highway marker sign
    2.1
    3.4
    View From Highway
    Driving east
    5.2
    8.4
    Kennedys Lane
    North side of highway
    8.7
    14.0
    Point of Interest
    Hiking trail with boardwalk along ocean, south side of highway
    9.3
    15.0
    Community of Main-a-Dieu, NS
    North side of highway
    12.7
    20.4
    Community of Bateston, NS
    South side of highway
    13.8
    22.2
    Community of Catalone, NS
    West 6 kms
    13.9
    22.3
    Community of Mira Gut, NS
    East of highway
    14.7
    23.7
    View From Highway
    Driving east
    17.2
    27.6
    Community of Mira Gut, NS
    East side of highway
    18.5
    29.8
    Brickyard Road
    West to Mira River Provincial Park. The park is open from mid June until early September. The park has 140 woodland and open campsites, showers, a picnic area, boat launch, and trailer dump station.
    18.6
    29.9
    View From Highway
    Driving east, bridge crossing Mira Gut
    19.0
    30.5
    Junction of Highway #255 west (Hornes Road)
    West to communities of South Head, NS, Hornes Road, NS.
    19.6
    31.5
    Community of Round Island, NS
    East of highway
    23.7
    38.1
    Homestead Memorial Campgrounds
    East of highway
    24.1
    38.8
    Community of Homeville, NS
    Access from highway
    24.9
    40.0
    Community of Black Brook, NS
    Access from highway
    28.5
    45.8
    Community of Port Morien, NS
    East side of highway. The 'Port Morien French Mine Site', was the first commercial coal mine in North America.
    28.5
    45.9
    Access to Birch Cove, NS
    West side of highway
    29.2
    47.0
    Leaving Highway #255
    Short side trip, east to ocean
    32.3
    51.9
    View From Road
    Driving east
    32.6
    52.4
    View From Road
    Driving east
    33.1
    53.3
    Community of Donkin, NS
    North of highway
    34.3
    55.2
    Community of Port Caladonia
    Access from highway
    34.6
    55.7
    Junction of Highway #255
    Services at highway. Note short side trip east of highway, to view ocean
    37.8
    60.8
    Sand Lake
    West of highway
    39.6
    63.7
    Entering Town of Glace Bay, NS
    All services. In the 1720s the French inhabited the area to supply Fortress Louisbourg, NS; with coal. Glace Bay has one of North Americas Largest Mining Museums. The Cape Breton Miners Museum exhibits the region's long and rich history of coal mining. 'The Men of the Deeps choir' perform at the Miners' Museum theater throughout the summer.
    40.9
    65.8
    Junction of Water Sreet

    42.3
    68.0
    Marconi National Historic Site, Museum
    Start / Finish of the Marconi Trail Scenic Drive Trailway. In 1902, the first official wireless message was sent from this site across the Atlantic Ocean to England. Visitors can see the Wireless Hall of Fame and walk the interpretive trail to the original transmission station.
    42.3
    68.0
    Marconi Trail Scenic Drive Trailway
    Highway marker sign. Start/Finsh of highway travel guide. -e