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Sent by the Philadelphia Co. in 1767, six families from Pennsylvania and Maryland settled Pictou, formerly the site of an ancient Indian village. The Dutch cargo ship Hector arrived in 1773 bearing 179 passengers from the Scottish Highlands, the first of thousands to emigrate from Scotland to Canada in the next century. As the main port of entry, Pictou became known as “the birthplace of New Scotland.”
Three rivers empty into the harbor, making Pictou one of Nova Scotia's largest lobster fisheries as well as an active shipbuilding center.
Things to See
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Current Location: Pictou, Nova Scotia
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Pictou Lodge Beach Resort
172 Lodge Rd. Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
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The Customs House Inn
38 Depot St. Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
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The Scotsman Inn
78 Coleraine St. Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
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Willow House Inn
11 Willow St. Pictou, NS B0K 1H0
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