North Queens Heritage House Museum

Contact Information

25 West Caledonia Road Caledonia, Nova Scotia, Canada

phone: view phone(902) 682-2989

website: www.northqueens.com

Overview

Located in the home built by Milton Foster Douglas in 1850.

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Description

Located in the home built by Milton Foster Douglas in 1850. Milton was a son of John Douglas, one of the first settlers of Caledonia. The house is furnished room by room to reflect the day to day life of the early settlers, as well as the history of North Queens, from when it was first settled in 1799 by William Burke.

The Archives contain hundreds of genealogies (published and unpublished) as well as histories on most businesses and events that were a part or the history, including the Gold Mining era.

The North Queens Heritage Society has published many local histories as well, they have reprinted "Freeman Families of Nova Scotia" by Viva Freeman. It is available on CD Rom or in a 2 volume printed set. If you wish more information on the museum and archives or their publications check out their website.