Nova Scotia : Hector Heritage Quay – The Symbol of Scottish Immigration


If you are visiting Nova Scotia, be sure to include this in your “bucket list”.

On September 15th, 1773, the Hector sailed into Pictou harbour. Aboard were 189 Scottish  immigrants who had boarded the ship in Loch Broom more than two months before in search of a better life in the new world.The Hector Heritage Quay features three stories of displays of information about the passengers the ship and its voyage to the new world, a short documentary, rigging and carving shop, carpentry shop, as well as  a full scale replica of the ship which was constructed on site.

Learn More: Hector Heritage Quay – The Symbol of Scottish Immigration in North America

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