Uniacke House, Acacia Grove, Winckworth, Saint S Rest, Spruce Tree Cottage Ever Wonder How Nova Scotia Houses Got Their Names The Better Known Names Are Largely Connected With Prominent Historical Figures Who Resided In Commodious Homes With Sprawling Grounds, But The Naming Tradition Was Far Prevalent Than That In This Book, The Author Explains That A Hurst Is A Wooded Eminence, A Hillock, Or A Grove, And This Suffix Lends An Air Of Nobility To A Property Springhurst In Maitland, Lindenhurst In Halifax, And The Ubiquitous Elmhurst, Which Appears In Various CommunitiesNamed Houses Have A Certain Essence And Vitality About Them Named Or Not, Places Do Possess Character And Putting A Name To Something That Exhibits Character Makes Sense On Some Level Historic House Names Of Nova Scotia Provides A Fascinating Look At The House Naming Tradition In Nova Scotia What Sorts Of Names Did Bluenosers Create, And What Did The Names Mean Author And Historian Joe Ballard Has Amassed A Wealth Of Historical Information And Photos On The Subject
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- 120 pages
- Historic House Names of Nova Scotia
- Joseph M. A. Ballard
- 06 September 2017 Joseph M. A. Ballard