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    Nova Scotia #8 Highway Guide

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    Junction of Highways #103 & #8 (The Kejimkujik Scenic Drive Route)
    East to town of Liverpool, NS 2kms. North to Halifax, NS. West to Kejimkujik National Park, NS; 67 kms, via the Kejimkujik Scenic Drive Route. West to community of Annapolis Royal, NS.South to Yarmouth, NS. - Liverpool, NS; occupies the west bank of the mouth of the Mersey River. Attractions in and around Liverpool, NS: Bristol Avenue (beside river bridge), Liverpool, NS; have a picnic see the history of the river bridge and the shipbuilding history of Liverpool, from interpretive panels. - Sherman Hines Museum of Photography & Galleries of Art - Queens County Museum: This museum shows documents and artifacts that tell the story of Queens County's - Perkins House Museum: This Cape Cod house was built in 1766. The museum shows colonial life in Liverpool in that period. - Old Burial Ground, the earliest burial ground in Liverpool 1760: costumed animators are performing during Privateer Days in early July. - Rossignol Cultural Centre: The Rossignol Cultural Centre combines 12 museums in one - Hank Snow Country Music Centre. This museum features many famous personal memorabilia of Nova Scotia's, native son Hank Snow. - Fort Point Lighthouse Park. Fort Point Lighthouse built in 1855, is the third oldest surviving lighthouse in Nova Scotia. The museum has costumed interpreters and displays, mid-May to mid-October every day. - Liverpool festivals: Liverpool, Country Music Festival - Outdoor Country Music Festival - Privateer Days.
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    1.5
    View from highway
    Driving west
    5.0
    8.0
    Community of Milton, NS
    Access from highway. The Mersey River, passes directly through Milton. Attractions in MIlton,NS: Milton Blacksmith Shop Museum. The museum features tools and equipment associated with the blacksmithing and farrier trades & a large collection of historical photos of Milton.
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    19.5
    Roadside Highway Turnout Rest Area
    South side of highway. Nova Scotia Picnic Park. A small picnic park beneath a stand of pine and hemlock on the shores of Ten Mile Lake. You can relax by the shore or take a quick freshwater dip.
    13.2
    21.2
    Bear Falls Wilderness Camping
    North of highway #210 7 kms. The campgroumd has 200 plus acres and over 2.9 kms of remote Medway River frontage
    13.2
    21.2
    Junction of Highway #210
    North to community of Greenfield, NS
    14.3
    23.0
    Access to community of Greenfield
    North of highway
    15.9
    25.6
    Community of Pleasantfield, NS
    Access from highway
    24.1
    38.8
    Twin Lake Campground Hibernia
    South of highway 1 km.
    24.7
    39.8
    Roadside Highway Turnout Rest Area
    Nova Scotia Picnic Park (Cameron Lake), south side of highway
    27.8
    44.8
    Junction of Highway #208
    Community of South Brookfield, NS. North to communities of North Brookfield, NS, Brookfield, NS.
    27.9
    44.9
    Point of Interest
    Lake Nancy, NS; south side of highway
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    51.1
    Community of Harmony Mills, NS
    Access from highway
    32.7
    52.6
    North Queens Visitor Information Centre
    North side of highway
    35.1
    56.5
    Point of Interest
    Harmony Lake, NS; south side of highway
    35.8
    57.6
    Community of Kempt, NS
    Access from highway
    37.5
    60.4
    Services at highway
    Fuel, north side of highway
    39.0
    62.7
    Forest Farms Bed and Breakfast
    Access from highway
    39.1
    62.9
    Community of Maitland Bridge, NS
    Access from highway
    39.3
    63.3
    Whitman Inn
    South side of highway
    40.4
    65.0
    Point of Interest
    Red Lake
    41.6
    67.0
    Kejimkujik National Park
    Entrance to Park, south side of highway. Kejimkujik National Park Camping Facilities: Jeremys Bay campground has 360 unserviced sites, suitable for tent or trailer. There are no water or electrical hook-ups but each campground loop has a service building with washrooms and dishwashing sinks. A shower building is located within the campground. - Group Camping Campground: Jim Charles Point Campground, on the shore of Kejimkujik Lake, is a base from which to explore the Park. This group campground is for organized non-profit groups of eight or more. There are four group campsites, each equipped with picnic tables and fireplaces. - Backcountry Camping: All backcountry campers must register at the Visitor Reception Centre. -
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    68.2
    Point of Interest
    Crossing the Mersey River, NS. The river proper flows from the eastern end of Eleven Mile Lake in Annapolis County southward to Kejimkujik Lake, NS
    45.0
    72.4
    Mersey River Chalets
    North side of highway
    51.9
    83.5
    Point of Interest
    Lake Munroe, NS
    52.3
    84.1
    Point of Interest
    View Lake, south side of highway
    52.7
    84.8
    View from highway
    Driving west
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    90.4
    Community of South Milford, NS

    56.9
    91.5
    Milford House
    South side of highway
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    92.3
    Access to Communities (photo of Bear River)
    South to communities of Virginia, NS, Clementsvale, NS, Bear River, NS. Attraction in and around Bear River, NS: Authentic Dutch Windmill which is a Visitor Information Centre. -The Bear River Heritage Museum. The museum offers a wide range of photos and other historical memorabilia and seafaring history. - Bear River First Nations Community Heritage and Cultural Centre, with a interpretive centre showing the native Mi'kmaw culture.
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    92.6
    Community of Milford, NS
    Access from highway
    59.8
    96.3
    Community of Greywood, NS
    Access from highway
    61.1
    98.3
    View from highway
    Driving west
    66.5
    107.0
    Grand Lake Road
    South side of highway
    68.1
    109.6
    Junction of Highway #101
    South to Communities of Deep Brook, NS, Digby, NS. North to Bridgetown, NS. Digby, NS was settled by a hearty band of United Empire Loyalists in 1783. Digby is called 'The scallop capital of the world' - Attractions in and around Digby: The Admiral Digby Museum - The Admirals Waterfront Walk - Fishermen & Soldiers Memorials - The Digby Picturesque fisherman's Wharf - Scallop Days - Summer Concert Series - Wharf Rat Rally - Fishermens Memorial Ceremony - SAILabration.
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    Community of Lequille, NS
    Access from highway
    71.3
    114.7
    Clarence House Bed and Breakfast
    South side of highway
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    115.1
    King George Inn
    Access from highway
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    115.2
    Hillsdale Bed and Breakfast
    South side of highway
    71.6
    115.3
    Queen Ann Inn
    Access from highway
    71.8
    115.5
    Junction of Highway #1
    Community of Annapolis Royal, NS. Annapolis Royal Region is the oldest European settlement north of St. Augustine, Florida and was settled first by Samuel de Champlain and Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Monts in 1605. Attractions in Annapolis Royal, NS: O'Dell House Museun - Sinclair Inn National Site - King's Theatre Society -Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.
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    115.8
    Fort Anne National Historic Site of Canada
    South side of highway. Situated in the town of Annapolis Royal, Fort Anne provides a special opportunity to bring Canada's past to the present. In the 1630's, two decades after the English destroyed the original Habitation at Port Royal, the French returned to the area and settled further upriver. Over the years, they built four different forts on this site. Annapolis Royal was the official capital of Nova Scotia from 1713 to 1749, when Halifax was founded.
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    115.8
    Fort Anne NS - National Historic Site of Canada
    View of fort looking south
    72.0
    115.8
    Annapolis Royal, NS
    View of business section
    72.0
    115.8
    Annapolis Royal, NS
    View looking west from business section (outgoing tide). Start finish of Highway Travel Guide. -e