Plan showing the proposed land to be owned by the [Mi’kmaq] at Tufts Cove, Dartmouth

You can see Windmill Road through the middle, its intersection with Albro Lake Road seen at bottom, Albro Lake at Wyse Road bottom middle and Victoria Road at right.

In lot “A” above is noted Quarantine ground, “Present Indian Camps” at the shoreline in block “D”, “Place they desire” seen in the middle of lot “O”, present day Farrell Street Park. A general idea of the neighborhood today:

“Plan showing the proposed land to be owned by the [Mi’kmaq] at Tufts Cove, Dartmouth”, 1912. https://recherche-collection-search.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/home/record?app=FonAndCol&IdNumber=3672503

From Private Property to Public Resource: The Emergence of Administrative Control of Water in Nova Scotia

This is a fascinating essay, there must have been implications as it relates to Dartmouth even before it became the City of Lakes. It was expropriation on a broad scale, which encompassed every water body in the province except for small rivulets or brooks unsuitable for milling, mechanical, or power purposes. Dartmouth’s lakes, once “protected … Read more

Metropolitan Halifax

Various Industrial ventures in Dartmouth are noted on this map including Imperial Oil, Acadia Sugar refinery, J.P. Mott & Co., Dartmouth Rolling Mills, Starr Manufacturing, Chebucto Marine Railway, Consumers Cordage Co., Willistons Steel Foundry and a proposed Dry dock and shipbuilding Plant for Tuft’s Cove. “Metropolitan Halifax”, 1914. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maps/archives/?ID=1338

Acadia Sugar Refinery

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=215

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=216

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=217

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=218

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=219

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=223

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=234

Acadia Sugar Refinery under construction, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. 1883. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=236

Acadia Sugar Refinery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, after the fire. February 1912. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=324

Acadia Sugar Refinery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, after the fire. February 1912. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=324

Acadia Sugar Refinery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=858

Acadia Sugar Refinery, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. (?) 1912-1927. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=858

Acadia Sugar Refinery. Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. After 1912 fire, before 1927. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=871

Acadia Sugar Refinery Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. https://archives.novascotia.ca/notman/archives/?ID=873

Halifax Explosion (in Dartmouth)

229 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=63

218 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=66

216 Windmill Road. [Mr. Forsythe’s home] https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=67

206 Windmill Road https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=80

200 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=82

199 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=81

195 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=100

190 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=101

180-182 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=105

160 Windmill Road. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=111

152 Windmill Road. [Emmanuel Church] https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=112

Williston Foundry, Grove Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=64

11 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=78

27 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=77

32 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=75

35 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=76

45 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=74

53 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=68

55 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=69

57 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=70

75 Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=71

West side of Hester Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=72

6 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=103

11 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=104

14-16 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=102

35 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=79

43 Jamieson Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=106

Corner of Wyse Road and Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=107

Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=108

15 Pelzant Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=110

22 John Street. https://archives.novascotia.ca/maclaughlan/archives/?ID=109

Turtle Grove Breweries, Oland. https://archives.novascotia.ca/photocollection/archives/?ID=6222


Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=279

Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=280

Mr. Forsythe’s home Windmill Road, Dartmouth after the Halifax Explosion. [216 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=281

Dartmouth. Ruins of Emmanuel Church after the Halifax Explosion. [152 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=282

Dartmouth. Emmanuel Church after Halifax Explosion. [152 Windmill Road] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=284

Dartmouth. Crathone’s Mill after the Halifax Explosion. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=283

Dartmouth Rink after Halifax Explosion. [Site of Sportsplex today] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=285

Dartmouth Rink after Halifax Explosion. [Site of Sportsplex today] https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=287

Store in north end of Dartmouth after Halifax Explosion. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=286

After Halifax disaster. Store in north end of Dartmouth. 6 December 1917. https://archives.novascotia.ca/creighton/archives/?ID=278

See also:

The coal-fields and coal industry of eastern Canada: a general survey and description

“The monopoly of the General Mining Association was a source of great irritation to the people of Nova Scotia, and the events leading to what was then known as “the breaking of the Duke of York’s lease” form one of the most interesting chapters of the development of responsible government in Nova Scotia. After a … Read more

Nova Scotia: the province that has been passed by

“A change has come over the Imperial aspect of the Province since the Dominion Government took over the naval and military defenses of Halifax from the Mother Country. I found Halifax, with its Citadel crowned slopes, its wooden houses, its tree lined avenues bathed in glowing summer sunshine, but Haligonian society with no sunshine in … Read more

Opportunities in Nova Scotia

“Dartmouth -(Halifax Co.), on Halifax Harbor. Ferry, 15 minute service to Halifax (1 mile). 2 hotels, 6 churches, 5 public schools, park, 2 banks. Industries include cordage works, spice, chocolate and soap factory, sugar refinery, lumber mills, foundries, boiler works, rolling mills, cornmeal mills, brewery, marine railway, and skate and bolt factory. Beautiful lake scenery. … Read more

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