This museum features one of the oldest fire pumpers in North America, permanent exhibits of shipbuilding in Shelburne and the Shelburne Loyalists, and temporary and traveling exhibits. There is also a resource centre which includes microfilms of 18th to 20th century Shelburne newspapers, private papers and Court of Session records. Genealogy of many Shelburne County families is also available. Contact Us For further information See us on YouTube
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Community Memories These local history exhibits are created by community museums and provide a glimpse into what Canadians have in common and what makes us unique. The following Community Memories exhibit was contributed by the Shelburne County Museum:
The Loyalist Link: The Forest and the Sea "This exhibit was created by the Shelburne County Museum and is dedicated to the Loyalists of the American Revolution who settled in Shelburne, Nova Scotia at the close of the 18th century. Shipbuilding eventually became the foremost industry, their descendants building a cherished reputation for their workmanship and skills."