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BOOK - History of Inverness County, Nova Scotia
By J.L. MacDougall
Originally published in Truro, 1922
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2005 (CD 2010)


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Originally published in 1922, this book is a highly regarded history of Inverness County that was written to "perpetuate the names and memories of the brave and intrepid men and women to whom we are indebted for the opening up and reclaiming from the bondage of the wilderness of this favored region of fine and free country".

The book is filled with local history of Inverness County with detailed family sketches of the early families of that place.

Contents include:
  • THE PIONEER SETTLERS'; THEIR RACES; WHAT THEY HAD TO DO
  • SOME OUTLINES OF CAPE BRETON HISTORY
  • A GENERAL SKETCH OF INVERNESS COUNTY, ITS PROMINENT FEATURES. AND SOME OF ITS DISTINGUISHED SONS AND CITIZENS
  • FARMING IN INVERNESS
  • RELIGION IN INVERNESS COUNTY
  • SOME OLD SCHOOLS, AND OLD TEACHERS
  • GEOLOGICAL NOTES
  • ROADS AND BRIDGES
  • FISHERIES
  • PUBLIC COURTS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, PUBLIC MEN, AND POLITICS
  • DISTRICT SKETCHES
      [The section makes up the bulk of this thick book. Individual hamlets, villages, towns and rural areas are described, including detailed family sketches for many of the early families of Inverness County]
  • APPENDIX
    • Mac Varish family sketch
    • Extract [small] from "CENSUS BY THE SIEUR DE LA ROQUE [1752]"
    • Extract [small] from "'THE SCOTSMAN IN CANADA" by Wilfred Campbell [regarding Inverness County]
    • Extract [small] from "CAPE BRETON" by C. W. Vernon
    • THE COLLEGE MERGER OF THE MARITIMES
History of Inverness County, Nova Scotia is wonderful resource that will be treasured by all with an interest in the history and families of Inverness.

690 pages
6.5" X 9.25"
Originally published in Truro, 1922
This edition by Global Heritage Press, Milton, 2005 (CD 2010)

ISBN 1-897210-71-X (Hardcover)





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