We’ve compiled ten unusual and interesting facts about Nova Scotia. They include tidbits of information on Bluenose II, lobster, Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail and much more. Check them out and share.
Guglielmo Marconi sent the first wireless message from North America to Europe from his operation at Table Head in Glace Bay, Cape Breton.
Marconi chose this location because of the unobstructed view of the Atlantic Ocean.
Today, you can visit the Marconi Wireless Station National Historic Site in Glace Bay.
White Juan was the name given to the nor'easter that blew in from the Atlantic paralyzing the majority of Atlantic Canada. It occurred February 18 -19, 2004.
It dropped 101cm on Yarmouth, which was the most snow to ever fall within 24 hours in the province. Halifax and Dartmouth came in a close second with 95.5 cm of snow.