Shelburne, Nova Scotia

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Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.wikipedia
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Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Loyalist exodus created new communities across Nova Scotia, including Shelburne, which briefly became one of the larger British settlements in North America, and infused Nova Scotia with additional capital and skills.

Canso, Nova Scotia

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In response, Southack led a raid on Canso, Nova Scotia (1718) and encouraged Governor Phillips to fortify Canso.
Shortly after Cyprian Southack established himself at Shelburne, Nova Scotia (1715), the Mi'kmaq raided the station and burned it to the ground.

Birchtown, Nova Scotia

Birchtown
They founded Birchtown next to Shelburne.
Birchtown is a community and National Historic Site in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located near Shelburne in the Municipal District of Shelburne County.

Military history of the Miꞌkmaq people

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Shortly after he set up a base, in July 1715 the Mi'kmaq raided the station and burned it to the ground.
On May 14, 1715, New England naval commander Cyprian Southack attempted to create a permanent fishing station at a place he named "Cape Roseway" (now known as Shelburne).

Edward Low

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Pirate Ned Low raided the New England fishing fleet at Shelburne Harbour in 1723, capturing 13 ships and taking Philip Ashton captive.
In one notable raid in June 1722, Low and his crew attacked thirteen New England fishing vessels sheltering at anchor in Port Roseway, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Loyalist (American Revolution)

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These settlers were Loyalists (referred to later in Canada as United Empire Loyalists), British-American colonists who had opposed the Revolution and remained loyal to Britain.
However, the inferior grants of land they were given and the prejudices of white Loyalists in nearby Shelburne who regularly harassed the settlement in events such as the Shelburne Riots in 1784, made life very difficult for the community.

Philip Ashton

Pirate Ned Low raided the New England fishing fleet at Shelburne Harbour in 1723, capturing 13 ships and taking Philip Ashton captive.
In June 1722, Ashton was captured by pirates while fishing near the coast of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Shelburne riots

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In July 1784 whites conducted the Shelburne Riots against the African Americans.
The Shelburne riots were a series of mob attacks in July 1784 by landless British Loyalist veterans of the American Revolution against Black Loyalists and government officials in the town of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada, and the nearby village of Birchtown.

Sierra Leone

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In 1792 more than 1,000 Black Loyalists accepted a British offer to resettle in Freetown (current Sierra Leone), a newly founded British colony in West Africa.
They founded Birchtown, Nova Scotia, but faced harsh winters and racial discrimination from nearby Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Cyprian Southack

On May 14, 1715, New England naval commander Cyprian Southack attempted to create a permanent fishing station at a place he named "Cape Roseway" (now known as Shelburne).
Southack was active in the British fishery at Shelburne and Canso, Nova Scotia.

Blue Dolphin

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Led by master shipbuilders such as Amos Pentz and James Havelock Harding, Shelburne shipyards built many fishing schooners in the banks fishing era, as well as a notable research yacht inspired by fishing schooners, the schooner Blue Dolphin in 1926.
Blue Dolphin was an auxiliary schooner built in 1926 at Shelburne, Nova Scotia by the Shelburne Shipbuilding Company as an adventure yacht.

James Havelock Harding

Led by master shipbuilders such as Amos Pentz and James Havelock Harding, Shelburne shipyards built many fishing schooners in the banks fishing era, as well as a notable research yacht inspired by fishing schooners, the schooner Blue Dolphin in 1926.
James Havelock Harding, was a master shipwright and shipbuilder who worked at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Duke of Cumberland's Regiment

The community was settled by Loyalists soldiers of the Duke of Cumberland's Regiment.
Captain Gideon White's company was allowed to settle in Nova Scotia, settling at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Amos Pentz

Led by master shipbuilders such as Amos Pentz and James Havelock Harding, Shelburne shipyards built many fishing schooners in the banks fishing era, as well as a notable research yacht inspired by fishing schooners, the schooner Blue Dolphin in 1926.
Amos Parker Pentz (December 11, 1849 – December 11, 1922) was a Canadian shipbuilder from Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

Alexander McNutt (colonist)

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Alexander McNutt attempted to start a settlement in 1765 but was not successful.
McNutt spent time in the later part of the decade living with his brother on McNutt Island in Rosebay Harbour (near present-day Shelburne) as well as in the Cobequid region where he appeared in the 1771 census.

Black Loyalist

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The Black Loyalists, a large group of African-American slaves who escaped from rebels to British lines and were promised freedom, were evacuated and transported by British forces to Shelburne Harbour at the same time.
Most of the free Blacks settled at Birchtown, the largest Black township in North America at the time, next to the town of Shelburne, settled by whites.

United Empire Loyalist

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These settlers were Loyalists (referred to later in Canada as United Empire Loyalists), British-American colonists who had opposed the Revolution and remained loyal to Britain.

Wilby Wonderful

Other movies made in Shelburne have been Virginia's Run and Wilby Wonderful.
Wilby Wonderful was filmed from 21 July to 25 August 2003 in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

German submarine U-889

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In May 1945, following Germany's surrender, U-889 surrendered to the RCN at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
24 hours later U-889 was turned over to the frigates and who escorted her to Shelburne Harbour where she was boarded and Braeucker, her commanding officer, made a formal surrender.

Virginia's Run

Other movies made in Shelburne have been Virginia's Run and Wilby Wonderful.
It was filmed in Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

The Scarlet Letter (1995 film)

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In 1994, Dock Street and area was the location of a major film, The Scarlet Letter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel about Puritan New England in the mid-17th century.
The film was shot in British Columbia on Vancouver Island, in and around Campbell River (Beaverlodge Lands—now Rockland Road and North Island College/Timberline Secondary, Lupin Falls and Myra Falls in Strathcona Provincial Park, Little Oyster River, and White River), and in the Nova Scotia towns of Yarmouth, Shelburne, and in the small village of Saint Alphonse in Clare in 1994.

Gideon White

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White settled at Shelburne, Nova Scotia with other members of that retired regiment in 1784, retiring on half pay from his military service.

The Book of Negroes (miniseries)

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In 2014 filming for The Book of Negroes occurred on historic Dock Street, with Shelburne being featured as itself.
This included the Fortress of Louisbourg portraying 18th century New York City and Canvas Town, Lunenburg harbour portraying New York harbour and Shelburne's Dock Street appearing as historic Shelburne.