Year of the Veteran 2005

Photographs of
Military Memorials
in Nova Scotia

Indexed by County





Recent Additions
to this collection

N   2005 Oct 24   Fort Massey Cemetery Halifax

N   2005 Oct 23   Atlantic Convoys from Sydney in WW2 Sydney Boardwalk

N   2005 Oct 22   South West Margaree war memorial South West Margaree

U   2005 Oct 21   John Taylor Wood Halifax (added 17 pages, official corresp.)

N   2005 Oct 19   Charlos Cove war memorial Charlos Cove

U   2005 Oct 17   Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche (4 new photos)

N   2005 Oct 16   Admiral Leonard Murray memorial Pictou

N   2005 Oct 13   Baird Family memorial Caribou Island

N   2005 Oct 03   Wentworth Valley war memorial Wentworth

N   2005 Oct 02   Dominion war memorial Dominion

U   2005 Oct 01   Sydney Harbour in WW2 Sydney Boardwalk (5 new photos)

N   2005 Sep 27   Military Engineers Martins River Bridge

N   2005 Sep 24   Military Engineers Gold River Bridge

U   2005 Sep 22   Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville (one new photo)

N   2005 Sep 21   Military Engineers Alderney Landing, Dartmouth

N   2005 Sep 20   Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche

N   2005 Sep 19   Berwick war memorial Berwick

U   2005 Sep 11   Welsford-Parker Crimea monument Halifax (3 new photos)

U   2005 Sep 05   Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville (5 new photos)

N   2005 Aug 29   John Bernard Croak V.C. memorial school Glace Bay

N   2005 Aug 26   Grassy Island historic site, 1744 Canso Harbour

U   2005 Aug 24   Port Greville war memorial Port Greville (one new photo)

N   2005 Aug 22   Fort Lawrence historical plaque, 1750 Fort Lawrence

U   2005 Aug 20   Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Halifax (two new photos)

N   2005 Aug 15   Fort Gaspareaux cairn and plaque, 1751 Port Elgin

U   2005 Aug 14   Maccan war memorial Maccan (two new photos)

N   2005 Aug 13   Cumberland County war memorial Amherst

N   2005 Aug 11   Sydney Harbour in the Second World War Sydney Boardwalk

N   new webpage
U   update — new photograph(s)








Military Memorials:
Pre-1750




Scotch Fort 1629 monument Monument: Scotch Fort, 1629-1632 Port Royal
    /annapco/scotchfort.html


Fort St. Louis monument Monument: Fort St. Louis, 1630 Port LaTour
    /shelbco/fortstlouis.html


Fort Point monument Monument: Fort Point, 1632 LaHave
    /lunenco/lahavefpm.html


Port Dauphin Naval Base monument, 1713-1719 Monument: Port Dauphin Naval Base 1713-1719 Englishtown
    /victco/portdauphin.html


Grassy Island historic site Grassy Island historic site, 1744 Canso Harbour
    /guysbco/grassyisland.html


Tatamagouche Naval Encounter monument, 1747 Monument: Tatamagouche Naval Encounter, 1745 Tatamagouche
    /colchco/tatamnaval.html


1747 Attack at Grand Pre monument Monument: Attack at Grand Pre, 1747 Grand Pre
    /kingsco/attack1747.html






Fort Edward blockhouse Fort Edward blockhouse, 1750 Windsor
    /hantsco/fortedward.html

Fort Edward was garrisoned 1750-1850.




Military Memorials:
The Seven Years' War
1756 – 1763

The North American phase of this conflict
is known in the United States as the
French and Indian War

Timeline of the Seven Years War 1754-1763
 The period 2004-2013 is the 250th anniversary of the 
Seven Years War, a.k.a. the French and Indian War.
Includes important events in Nova Scotia.

/remem/7yw-timeline.html




Fort Lawrence interpretative panel Fort Lawrence 1750-1756, interpretative panel Fort Cumberland
    /sunco/fortlawrence-panel.html


Fort Lawrence historical plaque Fort Lawrence historical plaque, 1750 Fort Lawrence
    /cumberco/fortlawrence-p.html


Fort Gaspareaux plaque, 1751 Fort Gaspareaux cairn and plaque, 1751 Port Elgin
    /sunco/fortgaspareaux.html


Fort Beausejour plaques Fort Beausejour plaques, 1755 Aulac
    /sunco/fortbeausejour.html


Bloody Creek monument Monument: Bloody Creek, 1757 Bloody Creek
    /annapco/bloodycrk.html


Monument: Captain James Cook, Royal Navy Halifax
    /hfxrm/cookjmon.html

James Cook distinguished himself for his tireless industry
and his scientific skill during Royal Navy operations in the
Gulf of St. Lawrence and around Nova Scotia 1758 - 1762.
During this time, while he was based in Halifax, he developed
exceptional navigational and cartographic skills. He piloted
the fleet from Halifax that, under General Wolfe, in 1759
sailed up the St. Lawrence River and captured the French
colony of Quebec.






Military Memorials:
American Revolution
1776 – 1783




Thomas Dixson 1733-1809 plaque Thomas Dixson, November 1776, plaque Fort Cumberland
    /sunco/dixson.html


Little Harbour: 82nd Regiment 1779-1783, plaque 82nd Regiment 1779-1783, plaque Little Harbour
    /pictouco/littlehbrm.html


Sack-of-Lunenburg plaque 1782 Sack of Lunenburg plaque Lunenburg
    /lunenco/sacklunen.html


Diligent River: historic monument Diligent River historic monument, 1785 Diligent River
    /cumberco/diligentriv.html






Location of future military memorial:
War of 1812
1812 – 1814




Deadman's Island, Northwest Arm Deadman's Island Northwest Arm, Halifax
    /hfxrm/deadmansnd.html






Military Memorial:
Crimean War
1853 – 1856




Welsford-Parker monument Welsford-Parker monument, Crimean War Halifax
    /hfxrm/crimeamon.html






Military Memorial
Great Indian Mutiny
1857 – 1859




William Hall monument, Hantsport William Hall monument Hantsport
    /hantsco/hallmem.html






Military Memorial
American Civil War
1861 – 1865




Taylor Wood tombstone John Taylor Wood tombstone Halifax
    /hfxrm/woodtaylor.html






Military Memorial:
Boer War
South Africa
1899 – 1901




Harold Borden monument Harold Borden monument, Boer War Canning
    /kingsco/borden_h.html






War Memorials
WW1     1914 – 1918
WW2     1939 – 1945
Korea     1950 – 1953
Vietnam   1964 – 1975
Persian Gulf War  1991
Afghanistan     2002




History of World War One a.k.a. The Great War
    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/firstwar


History of World War Two
    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/secondwar


History of the Korean War
    http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/general/sub.cfm?source=history/KoreaWar






Fort Massey Cemetery Halifax
    /hfxrm/fortmasseycem.html


Halifax war memorial, Grand Parade Halifax war memorial The Cenotaph, Grand Parade
    /hfxrm/hfxwarmem.html


Commonwealth Air Training Program memorial, 1940-1945 Middleton
    /annapco/bcatpww2.html


Kingston: Commonwealth Air Training Program memorial Commonwealth Air Training Program memorial, 1940-1945 Kingston
    /kingsco/bcatprc.html


New Glasgow: War memorial monument New Glasgow war memorial New Glasgow
    /pictouco/newglaswar.html


New Glasgow: Pictou Highlanders obelisk Pictou Highlanders obelisk New Glasgow
    /pictouco/picthighlanders.html


Stellarton war memorial Stellarton war memorial Stellarton
    /pictouco/stellarwar.html


Westville war memorial Westville war memorial Westville
    /pictouco/westwarmem.html


Caribou Island war memorial Baird Family memorial Caribou Island
    /pictouco/caribouwarm.html


Admiral Leonard Murray memorial Admiral Leonard Murray memorial Pictou
    /pictouco/murraymemorial.html


Admiral Murray monument Admiral Murray monument Pictou Landing
    /pictouco/admmurray.html


Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Sailor's Statue, Sackville Landing Halifax
    /hfxrm/sailor-statue.html


Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing Norwegian Memorial, Sackville Landing Halifax
    /hfxrm/norwayhfx.html


Wentworth Valley war memorial Wentworth Valley war memorial Wentworth
    /cumberco/wentworthm.html


Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche war memorial Tatamagouche
    /colchco/tatawarmem.html


Springhill: war memorial Springhill war memorial Springhill
    /cumberco/sprhillwarm.html


Oxford war memorial Oxford war memorial Oxford
    /cumberco/oxfordwarmem.html


Maccan war memorial Maccan war memorial Maccan
    /cumberco/maccanmem.html


Joggins war memorial Joggins war memorial Joggins
    /cumberco/joggwarmem.html


Cumberland County war memorial Cumberland County war memorial Amherst
    /cumberco/cumberlandwar.html


Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station war memorial Westchester Station
    /cumberco/westchester.html


Port Greville war memorial Port Greville war memorial Port Greville
    /cumberco/greville.html


Chester war memorial Chester war memorial Chester
    /lunenco/chesmem.html


Norwegian war memorial at Chester Norwegian war memorial at Chester
    /lunenco/norchest.html


Hants County war memorial Hants County war memorial Windsor
    /hantsco/hantsco2wwmem.html


Wolfville war memorial Wolfville war memorial Wolfville
    /kingsco/wolfmem.html


Acadia U. Memorial Gym Acadia U. Memorial Gym Wolfville
    /kingsco/acadiamemgym.html


Mona Parsons tombstone Mona Parsons tombstone Wolfville
    /kingsco/parsonsmona.html


Canning war memorial Canning war memorial Canning
    /kingsco/cannmem.html


Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville Legion war memorial Kentville
    /kingsco/kentlegion.html


Kentville Park war memorial Kentville Park war memorial Kentville
    /kingsco/kentmem.html


Berwick war memorial Berwick war memorial Berwick
    /kingsco/berwickwar.html


M.R. Sabourin memorial plaque M.R. Sabourin memorial plaque Northwest Cove
    /lunenco/sabourinmem.html


New Ross war memorial New Ross war memorial New Ross
    /lunenco/rossmem.html


Chester Basin war memorial Chester Basin war memorial Chester Basin
    /lunenco/chbasinm.html


Western Shore war memorial Western Shore war memorial Western Shore
    /lunenco/weshore.html


Riverport war memorial Riverport war memorial Riverport
    /lunenco/riverport.html


Mosher memorial Mosher memorial Lower LaHave
    /lunenco/moshermem.html


Camp Norway memorial Camp Norway memorial Lunenburg
    /lunenco/norwaycmp.html


Veterans' Memorial Bridge Bridgewater
    /lunenco/bridgelahave.html


Parkdale-Maplewood war memorial Parkdale-Maplewood war memorial Parkdale-Maplewood
    /lunenco/parkmaple.html


Upper Northfield: war memorial Upper Northfield war memorial Upper Northfield
    /lunenco/uppernorthm.html


West Northfield: war memorial West Northfield war memorial West Northfield
    /lunenco/wnorthfldm.html


Springfield war memorial Springfield war memorial Springfield
    /annapco/springfld.html


Brooklyn war memorials Brooklyn war memorials Brooklyn
    /hantsco/brooklynhan.html


Brooklyn war memorials Carl Rufus Bond memorial plaque Upper Rawdon
    /hantsco/rawdoncrb.html


Ellershouse war memorial Ellershouse war memorial Ellershouse
    /hantsco/ellermem.html


Hantsport war memorial Hantsport war memorial Hantsport
    /hantsco/hantsmem.html


Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke war memorial Mount Uniacke
    /hantsco/uniacmem.html


Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown war memorial Bridgetown
    /annapco/bridgetownm.html


Clementsport war memorial Clementsport war memorial Clementsport
    /annapco/clemport.html


Clementsvale war memorial Clementsvale war memorial Clementsvale
    /annapco/clemvalem.html


Bear River war memorial Bear River war memorial Bear River
    /annapco/bearriverm.html


Westport: war memorial Westport war memorial Westport
    /digbyco/westportm.html


Freeport: war memorial Freeport war memorial Freeport
    /digbyco/freeportm.html


Tiverton: war memorial Tiverton war memorial Tiverton
    /digbyco/tivertonmon.html


Little River war memorial Little River war memorial Little River
    /digbyco/littleriver.html


Rossway war memorial Rossway war memorial Rossway
    /digbyco/rosswaymon.html


Shelburne war memorial Shelburne war memorial Shelburne
    /shelbco/shlbrnmon.html


CFS Shelburne closure memorial CFS Shelburne closure memorial 1995 Shelburne
    /shelbco/roycan63anchor.html


Barrington war memorial Barrington war memorial Barrington
    /shelbco/barrmem.html


Clark's Harbour war memorial Clark's Harbour war memorial Clark's Harbour
    /shelbco/clarkswarm.html


Korean War memorial Korean War memorial Yarmouth
    /yarmco/koreamem.html


Hubbards war memorial Hubbards war memorial Hubbards
    /hfxrm/hubbmem.html


Seabright war memorial Seabright war memorial Seabright
    /hfxrm/seabrimem.html


Military Engineers Alderney Landing, Dartmouth
    /hfxrm/alderneylanding.html


Military Engineers: Gold River Bridge Military Engineers Gold River Bridge
    /lunenco/goldriver.html


Military Engineers: Martins River Bridge Military Engineers Martins River Bridge
    /lunenco/martinsriver.html


River John: War memorial monument River John war memorial River John
    /pictouco/riverjohn.html


River John: Legion Remembrance Gardens Legion Remembrance Gardens River John
    /pictouco/rijohnrg.html


St. Margarets Village war memorial St. Margarets Village war memorial St. Margarets Village
    /victco/stmargvillm.html


South Harbour war memorial South Harbour war memorial South Harbour
    /victco/southhbrm.html


Neils Harbour war memorial Neils Harbour war memorial Neils Harbour
    /victco/neilshbrm.html


Ingonish war memorial Ingonish war memorial Ingonish
    /victco/noringonishm.html


Middle River war memorial Middle River war memorial Middle River
    /victco/middlerivr.html


Englishtown war memorial Englishtown war memorial Englishtown
    /victco/englishtownm.html


Indian Brook war memorial Indian Brook war memorial Indian Brook
    /victco/indianbrook.html


D'Escousse war memorial D'Escousse war memorial D'Escousse
    /richmco/descoussewarm.html


Sydney Harbour in WW2 Sydney Harbour in the Second World War Sydney Boardwalk
    /cbrm/sydboard-harbww2.html


Atlantic Convoys from Sydney in WW2 Sydney Boardwalk
    /cbrm/atlanticconvoys.html


Sydney Forks war memorial Sydney Forks war memorial Sydney Forks
    /cbrm/sydneyforks.html


New Victoria war memorial New Victoria war memorial New Victoria
    /cbrm/newvict.html


Dominion war memorial Dominion war memorial Dominion
    /cbrm/dominion.html


John Bernard Croak V.C. memorial school Glace Bay
    /cbrm/croakjb.html


Whycocomagh war memorial Whycocomagh war memorial Whycocomagh
    /inverco/whycocom.html


South West Margaree war memorial South West Margaree war memorial South West Margaree
    /inverco/margareesw-war.html


French Mountain war memorial French Mountain war memorial French Mountain
    /inverco/frenchmtn.html


Cheticamp war memorial Cheticamp war memorial Cheticamp
    /inverco/chetcmpwar.html


Belle Cote war memorial Belle Cote war memorial Belle Cote
    /inverco/bellecote.html


Moose Brook war memorial Moose Brook war memorial Moose Brook
    /hantsco/moosebrkm.html


Kempt war memorial Kempt war memorial Kempt
    /qrm/kemptmem.html


Kemptville war memorial Kemptville war memorial Kemptville
    /yarmco/kemptville.html


Carleton war memorial Carleton war memorial Carleton
    /yarmco/carletonmon.html


Carleton Village war memorial Carleton Village war memorial Carleton Village
    /shelbco/carletonvill.html


North Mountain aircraft crash memorial at Brow of Mountain North Mountain aircraft crash Brow of Mountain
    /kingsco/browmtn.html


North River war memorial North River war memorial North River
    /victco/northriver.html


Charlos Cove war memorial Charlos Cove war memorial Charlos Cove
    /guysbco/charloswarmem.html


Goldboro war memorial Goldboro war memorial Goldboro
    /guysbco/goldborom.html


Spanish Ship Bay war memorial Spanish Ship Bay war memorial Spanish Ship Bay
    /guysbco/spanbay.html


St. Mary's Municipality war memorial St. Mary's Municipality war memorial Sherbrooke
    /guysbco/sherbrooke.html


Sherbrooke Presbyterian Church honour roll Presbyterian Church honour roll Sherbrooke
    /guysbco/honourroll-sher.html


New Harbour war memorial New Harbour war memorial New Harbour
    /guysbco/newhbrm.html


Woods Harbour war memorial Woods Harbour war memorial Woods Harbour
    /shelbco/woodshbrwar.html


Arcadia war memorial Arcadia war memorial Arcadia
    /yarmco/arcadiamem.html




Cannon




Fort Anne bronze cannon Fort Anne bronze cannon Annapolis Royal
    /annapco/annebroncann.html


Chester bronze cannons Chester bronze cannons Chester
    /lunenco/chesbronzcann.html


Chester Legion cannons Chester Legion cannons Chester
    /lunenco/cheslgn.html


Bay View cannons Bay View cannons Bay View
    /digbyco/bayviewcann.html


Green Island cannon Green Island cannon Centreville
    /shelbco/greencann.html


Blockhouse Hill cannon Blockhouse Hill cannon Lunenburg
    /lunenco/blockhsecann.html


Five Houses cannon Five Houses cannon Lower LaHave
    /lunenco/5housescann.html


Bear River cannon Bear River cannon Bear River
    /annapco/bearrivcann.html


Loyalist Park cannons Loyalist Park cannons Digby
    /digbyco/digbyparkcann.html


Fort Edward cannons Fort Edward cannons Windsor
    /hantsco/fortedcann.html







The following monuments
explicitly refer to the

American Revolution
1776 – 1783


Diligent River: historic monument

Little Harbour: plaque, 82nd Regiment




The following monuments
explicitly refer to the

Boer War
South Africa

1899 – 1902


Canning: H. Borden monument

New Glasgow: Pictou Highlanders obelisk

North River: war memorial

(yet to be added)
Halifax, Province House: Boer war memorial




The following sites have
stand-alone monuments to the

Korean War
1950 – 1953


    1.   Clark's Harbour: war memorial

    2.   Shelburne: war memorial

    3.   Yarmouth: Korean War memorial


The following monuments
explicitly refer to the

Korean War
1950 – 1953


    1.   Barrington: war memorial

    2.   Bear River: war memorial

    3.   Bridgetown: war memorial

    4.   Charlos Cove: war memorial

    5.   Chester: war memorial

    6.   Chester Basin: war memorial

    7.   Dominion: war memorial

    8.   Ellershouse: war memorial

    9.   Halifax: war memorial

   10.   Hantsport: war memorial

   11.   Joggins: war memorial

   12.   Kentville Legion: war memorial

   13.   Maccan: war memorial

   14.   New Glasgow: war memorial

   15.   North River: war memorial

   16.   River John: war memorial

   17.   Riverport: war memorial

   18.   St. Margarets Village: war memorial

   19.   Spanish Ship Bay: war memorial

   20.   Stellarton: war memorial

   21.   Sydney Forks: war memorial

   22.   Wentworth Valley: war memorial

   23.   Westville: war memorial

   24.   Wolfville: Acadia U. Gym war memorial

(yet to be added)
Caledonia: war memorial
Charlos Cove: war memorial
Kingston: war memorial
Moser River: war memorial
Pictou: war memorial
Robie Street: war memorial
Sheet Harbour: war memorial
Thorburn: war memorial




The following monuments
explicitly refer to the

Vietnam War
1964 – 1975


Kentville Legion: war memorial

Middle River: war memorial

Western Shore: war memorial




The following monument
explicitly refers to the

Persian Gulf War
1991


Wentworth Valley: war memorial




The following monument
explicitly refers to

Bosnia Peacekeeping
1995 –  


Westport: war memorial




The following monument
explicitly refers to the

Afghanistan War
2002


Chester: war memorial




The following monuments
are known to have been
built or rebuilt or
renovated or refurbished
since January 2000


Brooklyn: old war memorial (restored 2001)

Caribou Island: Baird Family memorial (new 2002)

Chester: war memorial (Pvt. R.A. Green panel added Nov. 2002)

Chester: Legion cannons (G.L. Chase plaque added June 2002)

Englishtown: war memorial (flagpole installed 2004)

Fort Lawrence: historical plaque (plaque refinished 2004)

Halifax: James Cook plaque (refinished 2003)

Neils Harbour: war memorial (refurbished July 2003)

North River: war memorial (new November 2000)

Northwest Cove: memorial plaque (refurbished September 2003)

Parkdale-Maplewood: war memorial (rebuilt 2002)

Pictou: Admiral Leonard Murray memorial (new October 2004)

Port Greville: war memorial (new July 2001)

Tatamagouche: Naval Encounter monument (refurbished 2003)

Western Shore: war memorial (renovated 2004)

Westport: war memorial, G.K. Bailey plaque (2001?)

Wolfville: WW2 monument, Acadia U. Memorial Gym (new August 2005)

Yarmouth: Korean war memorial (new August 2003)

Also (yet to be added)
Jeddore Oyster Ponds, war memorial (Smith plaque added April 2003)
Sherbrooke, war memorial (new 2004)
Wentworth, war memorial (new 2000)




The following monuments
are located

in a highway intersection


Belle Cote: war memorial

Brooklyn: war memorial

Canning: Borden monument

Kempt: war memorial

Little River: war memorial

Lunenburg: temperance fountain

Also (yet to be added)
Bramber, Hants County, war memorial
Mahone Bay, war memorial



Chronology Photographs of Military Memorials, etc.
    /remem/timelinem.html




Links to other websites showing
Nova Scotia war memorials or historic monuments

War Memorials in Nova Scotia by NSExplore
    http://www.nsexplore.ca/monuments/war.htm


Monuments in Lunenburg County photographs of all types of monuments in the county — commemoratives, cenotaphs, early settlers, lost at sea, firemen, cemetery...
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~nslssgs/monument.htm


Pictou County War Memorials
    http://www.rootsweb.com/~nspictou/war_memorials.htm


Map: Cenotaph Locations in Pictou County
    http://www.parl.ns.ca/cenotaph/map.htm


Pictou and Antigonish War Cenotaphs
    http://www.parl.ns.ca/cenotaph/


Halifax Naval Memorial Point Pleasant Park
    http://hmshood.com/crew/memorial/halifax/halifaxmemorial.html





The 85th Nova Scotia Highlanders WW1 Monument At Passchendale-Zonnebeke, Belgium
    http://faculty.uccb.ns.ca/highlanders/Passchendale%20Momument.htm





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First uploaded to the WWW:   08 May 2005

60 years, to the day, after V-E Day, 8 May 1945

Latest content revision:   24 October 2005