May 16, 2019

 The Cooper's Inn B&B is a Proud Member of the Inns of Nova Scotia

  What happens when a collection of Inns join hands and collaborate to showcase communities in Nova Scotia and beyond?

As a leisure or business traveler you get to celebrate the passion of a remarkable co...

November 4, 2018

Not trivial by any means. The thinking that ‘we are what we eat’ extends to how we live, in many ways, premonitions of how we come to live, how we live now and ultimately, how our children’s children will live in the future.

Rail fan: The railway extended along the Sout...

September 26, 2018

Sailing into Shelburne Harbour from your corner of the Globe is likely the

most romantic approach to exploring this part of Nova Scotia's South Shore.  

Imagine what it may have been like when the Mi'Kmaq people saw the first sailing vessels arrive in their land....

April 28, 2018

Please take a cyber journey to the Nova Scotia archives to access more detailed information about our treasured Shelburne Harbour as seen yesterday, a good many yesterdays ago, as it happens. This map was printed in July of 1798.

The numbers  represent the varying harbo...

February 18, 2018

David Suzuki's tagline on his newsletters is 'Solutions are in our Nature'.

This piece reflects and in some ways summarizes one of his past newsletter's theme.

It won't be long before 70% of our population will be living in urban areas as opposed to our natural environm...

February 5, 2018

Experience life beyond the ordinary. Embrace a way of life many of us miss without being consciously aware. The roads more traveled can be more complex and distracting than we recognize.

‘Calm’ needs to be experienced in order to appreciate its impact and value. When yo...

January 28, 2018

Chalk up your cues folks. There's a  less seen corner of Nova Scotia. The game isn't complete until the '8' ball is in the corner pocket...right? And there's a corner pocket you may have missed.

In some ways life can be likened to game shows like Jeopardy!

I was reading...

January 17, 2018

You'll meet Hazel at the Shelburne Visitor Information Centre on Historic Dock Street. Situated at the beginning of Dock Street you'll enjoy a view of Shelburne's Inner Harbour with the Sandy Point Lighthouse. The lighthouse appears to be close to the centre of a passa...

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Where History Meets Hospitality is a blog about all things Nova Scotian with significant focus on Shelburne & Shelburne County Areas of Nova Scotia's South Western Shore.

Learn about the history, the people and the synergies that make this place we call home...'home'. Sometimes it will be for too short visits. Other times it may be something more extended.

Our readers are invited to comment and add ideas and observations or perhaps be a guest contributor.

Noting points of special interests, activities and events, people, food, music...the list goes on.

And perhaps you'll help us understand and explain the synergies that often contribute to the 'Calm' each of our lives  hopefully knows and appreciates.

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