Richmond county is largely rural area and boasts 230,000 acres of forested land and miles of pristine coastline. Acadian, Scottish, Irish and Mi'kmaq cultures create a kaleidoscope of rich cultural activities for all to enjoy. Whether you are enjoying Richmond's many Acadian festivals, singing along at a local Milling Frolic or taking part in age old ceremonies with the native community of Chapel Island; Richmond County has something for every taste.
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