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Planter Shipbuilding in Nova Scotia Townships

There were three clearly defined groups of “pre-loyalists” in Nova Scotia, with the Planters being the third, the latest, and the largest (Conrad 120). This group of “pre-loyalists”, established various townships throughout Nova Scotia’s peninsular area, and trans-border area between 1759, and 1764. With access to most waterways, and the Minas Basin, these Planter communities were in key locations for fishery and shipping developments (121).

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