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"St Peters, spt. tn. Nova Scotia, co. Richmond, on St Peters Bay, 36 1/ 2 m. E. of Port Hawkesbury. P. of sub-dist. 1299"

The Pocket Atlas and Gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada
John George Bartholomew
John Murdoch Harper
January 1, 1890
London : J. Walker

"Saint Pe'ters, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36% miles from Port Hawkesbury. It contains a tannery and 12 stores. Pop. 250."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


NOTE: Interesting article about old Acadian Cemeteries
www.ameriquefrancaise.org/ en/ article-333/ Acadian_Cemeteries_in_Nova_Scotia.html#1

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  • 1715 - Port-Toulouse was founded in 1715 by Acadians from Plaisance and Grand-Pré

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  • 1745 - May 10 (King George's War) - New Englanders, with a force of 270 men, burned every standing structure at Port Toulouse, demolished the fort, and desecrated a cemetery where Mi'kmaq were buried.

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  • 1749 - After King George's War ended, the Acadians returned to Port Toulouse in greater numbers.

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  • Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia
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  • 1758 - Port-Toulouse and its fort were destroyed by the British when they took Louisbourg in 1758.

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  • 1873
    ST. PETERS, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 36½ miles from Port Hawkesbury. A...Read MORE...


  • 1891 - Church of St. Peter established at St Peter's

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  • Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia
    Church of St. Peter
    St. Peter’s, NOVA SCOTIA
    Established 1891
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  • Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia
    St Peters C.B. From Mt. Granville and Entrance to Canal
  • Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Toulouse, Acadia
    St. Peters, C.B. Canal Locks
  • 1906
    Saint Peters, a banking town and outport of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on St. Peter's Bay, 36 1/ 2 miles from Port Hawkesbury. pop. about 350.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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