North Sydney/Cabot Trail KOA
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Local Area Attractions from North Sydney/Cabot Trail KOA.
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.
Cape Breton Island, is where Alexander Graham Bell, mostly famed as the inventor of the telephone chose to build his Canadian residence. This complex, with its three exhibit halls, contains the largest collection of Bell's artifacts and inventions, including replicas of the first telephones and a full scale model of the HD-4 hydrofoil craft. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic site online for more information.
The Bell Institute.
The Bell Institute is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and his work. Continued study of Dr. Bell's work and development of new applied research projects are motivated by a desire to continue his high standard of principle, his practical spirit and his social conscience.
Welcome to the Highland Village, a living historic museum and cultural center that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Novia Scotia. On a 43 acre hillside overlooking Bras d' Or Lakes, Novia Scotia's rich Scottish Gaelic culture comes alive with costumed staff, farm animals, period buildings and artifacts.
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park.
The Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park is the crown jewel of the Canadian Park Service and the largest historical reconstruction in Canada. The Fortress offers a unique window into our past and our 18th century colonial history.
The Little River Fisheries & Heritage Museum.
The Little River Fisheries & Heritage Museum features articles and pictures that depict the fishing industry and the early life in the small communities along the North Shore. There is also a shell display that children find interesting because they can touch and examine them.
The Wireless Hall of Fame.
In 1902, the first official wireless message was sent from this site across the Atlantic Ocean to England. Visitors can see the Wireless Hall of Fame and walk the interpretive trail to the original transmission station.
Whale Interpretive Centre.
A unique experience, opening a window on the world of the whale. See Hook, a life size model of a Pilot Whale, exhibits, interactive media, saltwater tank, and book/giftshop. Visit the Whale Interpretive Centre online for more information.
The Sydney Coalfield hosts the largest coal resource in eastern Canada and in recent decades has been the centre of coal mining in Nova Scotia. Most of the province's electricity is generated from the coal mined there.
The Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre.
The Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre is dedicated to learning and reviving the Mi'kmaq culture in the First Nation community of Wagmatcook and beyond. An excursion through time. Mi'kmaq guides interpret their culture and traditions, and give a glimpse into the lives of their people, through the tales of the centuries.
The Gaelic College.
The Gaelic College was founded in 1938 by Rev. A.W.R. MacKenzie as a school devoted to the study and preservation of the Gaelic language and Celtic arts and culture. Situated in the heart of the earliest Scottish settlement in Cape Breton, the College began as a school of Gaelic language in a small log cabin overlooking St. Ann's Bay. From its humble beginnings, this unique institution has expanded and gained an international reputation for its contribution to the maintenance and preservation of the language and culture.
The Miners' Museum.
Situated on one of the most picturesque coasts of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the Miners' Museum pays tribute to the region's long and rich history of coal mining.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada.
The headlands and cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands National Park tower over the rich, natural heritage that is all around. Home to the famous Cabot Trail, the land is blessed with spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife and a human history that stretches back to the last Ice Age. The park offers many accessible treasures and experiences remarkable in their diversity, beauty, and wonder.
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