Thursday, May 27, 2004

Port Hawkesbury

Town, Inverness county, northeastern Nova Scotia, Canada. It lies along the Strait of Canso, at the southern end of Cape Breton Island, 36 miles (58 km) east of Antigonish. Originally called Ship Harbour, the town was renamed in 1860, possibly for Charles Jenkinson, Baron Hawkesbury (1729 - 1808). It was a transportation hub, serving as the island terminus for the rail and highway ferries to the


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