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Historic Lunenburg Waterfront 0

Romantic Waterfront of Lunenburg Nova Scotia

No town captures the seafaring romance of Nova Scotia as much as Lunenburg.   In the mid 1700s the British, eager for another loyal settlement, laid out a town plan for Lunenburg.  They then offered the land to Protestant settlers from Germany.  Although these settlers were mainly farmers, they soon turned to shipbuilding and harvesting the wealth of the sea.   In 1996 the town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, representing one of the best-preserved examples of a planned British settlement in the New World. The Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic fills several historic buildings along the waterfront...