Archaeology in Nova Scotia 1987 and 1988 (Curatorial Report #69)


  • Stephen A Davis
  • Charles Lindsay
  • Robert Oglivie
  • Brian Preston




The papers in this volume represent the second annual report of archaeological investiagions carried out within the province of Nova Scotia. They are preliminary statements of research results required under the terms of the Special Places protections Act (1980).

Topics covered include:

  • Report on the chambers fluted point preform
  • Report on preliminary archaeological exploration of the foundry north area, Nova Scotia Museum of Industry, 1987
  • Locomotive house, Stellarton
  • The Stellarton pumphouse
  • Preliminary excavations at a nineteenth century foundry
  • Summary report (1987)
  • Excavation at White's Lake, 1987
  • Yarmouth coastal survey
  • St. John's Anglican Church, Preston
  • Salvage archaeology at the engineer's property, Louisburg
  • The Dimock House
  • Summary report (1988)
  • Prelimary excavation of the Albion Iron Foundry
  • Grassy Island: Submerged cultural resource survey 1988
  • Preliminary report on the Bain site and the Chegoggin archaeological project
  • Reconnaissances prelliminaires du site minier Goldboro, comte de Guysborough, Nouvelle Ecosse
  • An archaeological investigation of Jim Charles' cabin site in Kejimkujik National Park


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