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Memory Lane Heritage Village

This site in Clam Harbour Road, Lake Charlotte is community owned and operated and features 13 rescued and restored buildings that illustrate rural village life in Nova Scotia in the 1940s. The buildings include a general store, a one-room schoolhouse, church, homestead, barn, icehouse, workshop, goldmining complex, boatshop, fisherman's store, garage and cookhouse. Local people demonstrate traditional skills like rug hooking for visitors, and the cookhouse offers typical 1940s cookhouse meals.

Address: Lake Charlotte

E-mail: info@heritagevillage.ca

Website: www.heritagevillage.ca

Telephone: (877) 287 0697

Opening times: Daily 11am to 4pm (15 June to 15 September only)

Admission: $6 (adults), $4 (children); other concessions available