Chestico Museum & Historical Society

Chestico Museum & Historical Society

Contact

Phone 902-787-2244

Website chesticoplace.com

Region: Ceilidh Trail
Community: Harbourview

The Chestico Museum has operated as a community museum since 1986. Highlighting the history and heritage of the Port Hood area, its mission has been to provide local residents and visitors with a unique heritage experience. Port Hood's marine heritage during the Age of Sail, its heyday as a coal mining town in the early 20th century, and its status as the county seat and commercial centre for Inverness have all been sources for displays over the years.

Most of the artifacts in the Chestico Museum came from the estate of John Smith (1876-1964), a merchant and long-time resident of Port… Read More

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