Before of the titanic this was the largest shipping disaster in North America hundreds of people lost their lives on a stormy night and this is their final resting place.
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We had an indoor lunch in this museum. The society was very accommodating in allowing our large group to have lunch out of the rain. Many of the souvenirs cf are hand made and used to support this group.
We enjoyed this small museum (donations appreciated). It was very interesting to learn about this historical maritime disaster and view artifacts from dives. We spent more time than we thought we would here. The young man in the museum was a pleasure to talk with...More
This is a mini-park and memorial to the crash of the S. S. Altantic Sea Liner in 1873. This was the worst sea disaster in terms of loss of life between 1710 and the sinking of the Titanic. The park is somewhat wheelchair accessible or...More
We stopped at Peggy's Cove and could not leave soon enough as there were gobs of tour buses bringing people in from the cruise ships in Halifax. We did take the time to stop at the Information center and this wonderful woman suggested that we...More
This is an out of the way place but worth the drive. A self guided interpretive center (and cafe) about the largest loss of lives (pre-Titanic) and the heroes that saved many. Considering the year, it is a miracle people survived and were rescued. There...More
What a wonderful, out of the way, history experience. A little known but significant disaster of the sea. We were very impressed by the artifacts displayed, the short walking trail, and the knowledge of the centre volunteer. If you go to Peggy's Cove, be sure...More
We visited the SS Atlantic heritage park with family who have a cottage in Terence Bay. Great little museum as well as the boardwalk etc.