Haunted Harbours: Ghost Stories from Old Nova Scotia

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This is a collection of ghost stories from Nova Scotia- from the restless spirits of Devil's Island to the Black Dog of Antigonish Harbour. Documented and well-known stories from the provincial archives are mixed with word-of-mouth legends of strange happenings and scary sightings from across Nova Scotia. Steve Vernon relies on his storytelling experience to create moody and terrifying tales from the annals of history
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Overview

This is a collection of ghost stories from Nova Scotia- from the restless spirits of Devil's Island to the Black Dog of Antigonish Harbour. Documented and well-known stories from the provincial archives are mixed with word-of-mouth legends of strange happenings and scary sightings from across Nova Scotia. Steve Vernon relies on his storytelling experience to create moody and terrifying tales from the annals of history
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781551095929
  • Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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Steve Vernon learned the storytelling tradition from his grandfather. As part of the Writers in the Schools program he now teaches this tradition to Nova Scotia children in schools across the province. His books includeMaritime Murder,The Lunenburg Werewolf, the children's picture bookMaritime Monsters,andthe YA novelSinking Deeper.Steve has lived in Nova Scotia for nearly forty years. Visit his website atwww3.ns.sympatico.ca/stevevernon
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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
The Piecemeal Ghost of Black Rock Beach (Halifax)     6
The Restless Spirits of Devil's Island (Devil's Island)     14
The Tale of the Young Teazer (Mahone Bay)     18
Old Nick Is Ringing His Bell (Lunenburg)     23
The Ghost-Hunter's Whistling Ghost (Liverpool)     30
The Jordan Falls Forerunner (Jordan Falls)     35
As Pale As Ice and As Hard As Stone (Mud Island)     40
The Captain's House at Yarmouth (Yarmouth)     45
The Iron Box at French Cross (Morden)     49
The Piper's Pond Pibroch (Windsor)     54
The Moose Island Devil (Five Islands)     60
The Weeping Cave of Parrsboro (Parrsboro)     66
The Hidey Hinder of Dagger Woods (Antigonish)     70
The Black Dog of Antigonish Harbour (Antigonish Harbour)     77
The Cape North Selkie (Cape North)     82
The Song of the Pit Pony (Sydney)     88
Blood in the Water, Blood on the Sand (Sable Island)     93
The Phantom Oarsman of Sable Island (Sable Island)     97
The Salt Man of Isaac's Harbour (Isaac's Harbour)     103
Big Tony and the Moose (Mushaboom)     107
The Yonderstone of Wittenburg Cemetery (Wittenburg)     113
Last Words     118
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