Architectural, Cultural sights in Nova Scotia
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Lunenburg Academy is the huge black-and-white turreted hilltop structure visible on your way in from Halifax. Built entirely of wood in 1895 as a prestigious high school, it is now a public school that can be toured daily in summer at 15:00.
The Province House is one of the finest examples of 19th-century Georgian architecture in all of North America and was the first legislature in a British colony to win local self-government. After Charles Dickens visited the Nova Scotia legislature in 1842, he wrote 'it was like looking at Westminster through the wrong end of a telescope.' A guided tour will take up fifteen minutes of your time.