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Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada


The Town of Lunenburg, in Nova Scotia, Canada, was formally established in 1753 as the first British Colonial settlement in Nova Scotia outside of Halifax. These early settlers were from various parts of Germany, Switzerland, and the Montbeliard region of France. They ship imagefollowed in the footsteps of earlier Mikmaq and Acadian inhabitants in the area. A vibrant and stable economy was built on farming, fishing, ship building and ocean-based commerce, particularly in the West Indies trade.


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Date: 1753 1
City: Lunenburg 2
Country: Canada 2
County: Lunenburg 2
State: Nova Scotia 2
Obtained Free-Port status:
Date: 1839 1
Name: Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada 1

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