Visitors 14
Modified 14-Sep-08
Created 14-Sep-08
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Day trip to Glace Bay, where we took in the Coal Miners' Museum and the Marconi trans-atlantic wireless site. Stumbled across Port Morien. The next day we stopped at Baddeck, summer home of Alexander Graham Bell, on our way back to the mainland.
Coal Miners' Museum, Glace BayUnder ground and under water4' ceilingsDrilling holes for dynamiteUnderground gardenGetting the kinks out of our backsThe Company StoreTwo-family miners' houseMarconi SiteMarconi sitePort Morien1908, first Boy Scout troup in North America1720, first commercial coal mine in North AmericaContext for the plaquesTown centre, Port MorienMarine muesum, town of LouisbourgAlexander Graham Bell Museum, Baddeck

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