Old Sydney Town
The city of Sydney, formerly named Spanish Bay, was founded in 1785
by Col. Joseph Frederick DesBarres and named in honour of Thomas
Townshend, Lord Sydney.
Explore the history of the second largest
city in Nova Scotia as you traverse the streets of Sydneys North end,
Old Sydney Town. Listen to the tales of the Sydney of old as you
undertake a 90 minute walking tours with a costumed guide who will take
you through some of the oldest buildings in Sydney which date back to
the 18th century.