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Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre

Margaret Fawcett Norrie Heritage Centre Review

Creamery Square is the hub of activity in Tatamagouche, and this waterfront heritage center recently developed on the square has gathered together several museums that were previously dotted around town. Located in a former dairy facility, the center appropriately includes the Creamery Museum, with butter-making equipment and related displays. The Sunrise Trail Museum traces Tatamagouche's Mi'Kmaq, Acadian, French, and Scottish roots through interactive displays. The Anna Swan Museum relates the story of local giantess Anna Swan (1846–88), who grew to the height of 7 feet 11½ inches. Finally, the Brule Fossil Centre preserves 290-million-year-old fossil tracks that were discovered nearby in 1994. Demonstrations on boatbuilding and butter making are regularly staged. This is also the site of a Saturday-morning farmers' market from February through December.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Creamery Rd., Tatamagouche, NS, B0K 1V0 | Map It
  • Phone: 902/657–3449
  • Cost: C$5, free Sat. 9–10 am
  • Hours: Mid-May–mid-Oct., Sun.–Fri. 10–6, Sat. 9–6
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  • Location: Tatamagouche
Updated: 11-15-2013

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