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Kings County was a four masted barque built in 1890 at Kingsport, Nova Scotia on the Minas Basin. She was named to commemorate Kings County, Nova Scotia and represented the peak of the county’s shipbuilding era.  Kings County was one … Continue reading

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Did you know that Abraham Gesner, born in Kings County in 1797, invented kerosene.  He also  founded the first public museum in Canada, wrote one of the first studies on the geology of Nova Scotia and was a practising physician.  … Continue reading

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