Liverpool, Nova Scotia

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Liverpool is a Canadian community and former town located along the Atlantic Ocean of the Province of Nova Scotia's South Shore.wikipedia
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Nova Scotia

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Liverpool is a Canadian community and former town located along the Atlantic Ocean of the Province of Nova Scotia's South Shore.
More recently, the high value of the Canadian dollar relative to the US dollar has hurt the forestry industry, leading to the shutdown of a long-running pulp and paper mill near Liverpool.

Simeon Perkins

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The defence of the town and the outfitting of privateers was led by Colonel Simeon Perkins.
Perkins led the defence of Liverpool from attacks during the American Revolution, French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars.

King's Orange Rangers

As well, Perkins wrote a successful appeal to the authorities in Halifax, and on December 13, 1778 Capt. John Howard's company of the King's Orange Rangers arrived aboard the transport Hannah.
The King's Orange Rangers are especially remembered for their role in the defence of Liverpool, in the Nova Scotia colony.

Battle off Liverpool, Nova Scotia (1778)

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On April24, 1778, in the Battle off Liverpool, Nova Scotia (1778), the Royal Navy warship HMS Blonde under the command of Captain Milligan ran aground the French ship Duc de Choiseul under the command of Captain Pattier in Liverpool Harbour.
American privateers devastated the maritime economy by raiding many of the coastal communities, such as the numerous raids on Liverpool and on Annapolis Royal.

Rover (privateering ship)

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The port was notable for such privateer vessels as the brig Rover and the schooner Liverpool Packet, mariners such as Joseph Barss, and ships' chandlers and merchants such as Enos Collins and Simeon Perkins.
Rover was a privateer brig out of Liverpool, Nova Scotia known for several bold battles in the Napoleonic Wars.

Liverpool Packet

The port was notable for such privateer vessels as the brig Rover and the schooner Liverpool Packet, mariners such as Joseph Barss, and ships' chandlers and merchants such as Enos Collins and Simeon Perkins.
Liverpool Packet was a privateer schooner from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, that captured 50 American vessels in the War of 1812.

Southern Nova Scotia

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Liverpool is a Canadian community and former town located along the Atlantic Ocean of the Province of Nova Scotia's South Shore.
The tourism industry is concentrated in the towns of Lunenburg, Chester, Mahone Bay, Liverpool, the five beaches surrounding Riverport, and the fishing community of Peggy's Cove.

Port Mouton, Nova Scotia

Port Mouton
The town was at first sympathetic to the cause of the American Revolution, with outlying outports like Port Medway and Port Mouton almost continuously visited by American privateers, but after repeated attacks by American privateers on local shipping interests and one direct attack on the town itself, Liverpool citizens turned against the rebellion.
It is about ten miles from Liverpool, the nearest significant community, and 160 kilometres from Halifax.

Enos Collins

The port was notable for such privateer vessels as the brig Rover and the schooner Liverpool Packet, mariners such as Joseph Barss, and ships' chandlers and merchants such as Enos Collins and Simeon Perkins.
He was born to a merchant family in Liverpool, Nova Scotia.

Thompson Bros. Machinery Co. Ltd.

Thompson Brothers
World War II bolstered the economy further as the town's shipyard, Thompson Bros. Machinery Co. Ltd. became a major player in refitting Royal Canadian Navy corvettes and minesweepers.
Thompson Bros. Machinery Co. Ltd. was a family owned and operated shipbuilding and repair facility located in Liverpool, Queens County, Nova Scotia.

Joseph Barss

Joseph
The port was notable for such privateer vessels as the brig Rover and the schooner Liverpool Packet, mariners such as Joseph Barss, and ships' chandlers and merchants such as Enos Collins and Simeon Perkins.
Born 21 February 1776 in Liverpool, Nova Scotia to the son of sea captain Joseph Barss Sr. and Elizabeth Crowell.

Region of Queens Municipality

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It is situated within the Region of Queens Municipality which is the local governmental unit that comprises all of Queens County, Nova Scotia.
The Region of Queens Municipality was formed in 1996 through an amalgamation of the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia and the Municipality of the County of Queens.

Sherman Hines

Other museums include the Hank Snow Home Town Museum located in the former Liverpool train station, and two private museums run by Nova Scotian photographer Sherman Hines.
Sherman Hines (born 1941) is a Canadian photographer, born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia.

Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia

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More significant growth took place in 1929 when the Mersey Pulp and Paper Mill was completed in the adjoining village of Brooklyn. The community primarily occupies the west bank of the mouth of the Mersey River and along its harbour front faces opposite the smaller community of Brooklyn which is situated on the east bank of the River.
Located on the east bank of the Mersey River opposite Liverpool, Brooklyn was originally known as Herring Cove and was the building place of the noted privateer brig Rover.

Silvanus Cobb

Captain Sylvanus Cobb
Silvanus Cobb was an original proprietor of the town.
Capt Cobb returned to Plymouth after the campaign and moved, with his family, to Liverpool, Nova Scotia where he is said to have built a house.

Bruce Palmer

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Palmer was born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, and relocated to Toronto in the early 1960's in pursuit of a musical career.

Hank Snow

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Other museums include the Hank Snow Home Town Museum located in the former Liverpool train station, and two private museums run by Nova Scotian photographer Sherman Hines.
The Hank Snow Museum in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, celebrates his life and work in a province where his fans still see him as an inspirational figure who triumphed over personal adversity to become one of the most influential artists in all of country music.

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

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Tourism has become increasingly important to Liverpool and the South Shore region in recent decades, particularly as tourists travel the "Lighthouse Route" (a scenic drive between Halifax and Yarmouth).
The Halifax and Southwestern Railway was built along the south shore linking Yarmouth with Shelburne, Liverpool, Bridgewater and Halifax in the early 20th century; the H&SW was eventually merged into the Canadian National Railway (CNR).

John Payzant

John Payzant (17 Oct. 1749 in Jersey – 10 April 1834 in Liverpool, N.S.) was a Foreign Protestant, prominent New Light Congregational minister in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and was taken captive for four years with his siblings and pregnant mother after the Raid on Lunenburg (1756).

Mersey River (Nova Scotia)

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The community primarily occupies the west bank of the mouth of the Mersey River and along its harbour front faces opposite the smaller community of Brooklyn which is situated on the east bank of the River.
The river proper flows from the eastern end of Eleven Mile Lake in Annapolis County southward to Kejimkujik Lake in Kejimkujik National Park, then through Lake Rossignol to empty into the Atlantic Ocean at the town of Liverpool, Nova Scotia.

Lighthouse Route

Lighthouse Trail
Tourism has become increasingly important to Liverpool and the South Shore region in recent decades, particularly as tourists travel the "Lighthouse Route" (a scenic drive between Halifax and Yarmouth).