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In 1604, the town of Bridgewater was the first area identified and mapped by Samuel de Champlain, great explorer. Originally named Cap de la Hève, Bridgewater held the title of first capital of New France (1632-1636)

This area has numerous coastal villages that will delight visitors including Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Centre communautaire de la Rive-Sud
20 Petite-Évangéline Road
Cookville, Nova Scotia B4V 8Z9
(902) 527-9115
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The Acadia Historic Trail is available on Baladodiscovery, a mobile application that will link you to your history.

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