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Built for the Chipman family in 1866 as one of Halifax's most fashionable homes, the residence was converted into a hotel by the Romans sisters in 1876. Since then, guests have included poet Oscar Wilde, the famous P.T. Barnum, and financier George Vanderbilt! ... more
Stay in one of two cottages at Tidnish Dock, and be part of history! These waterfront gems were originally used by Henry Ketchum as he completed a railroad from the Northumberland Strait to the Bay of Fundy, one of North America's largest civil engineering projects of the 19th century.... more
Pictou Lodge, once owned by the Canadian National Railway, is part of the history of the Northumberland Strait. The Scottish community of Pictou, flourishing railroads and shipping port gave the lodge a sense of culture and community that's still intact today. Original cottages and cabins still stand (with upgrades) onsite!... more