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A look at Shelburne N.S. through an assortment of YouTube's

Over the years Shelburne Nova Scotia has had some significant events unfold. It is only a small town sitting on the Southern tip of Nova Scotia but it's caught its fair share of attention.

Assortment of Shelburne N.S. YouTube Videos.

Doing a search in YouTube, I've come across a number of video that paint a picture of the town from a couple perspectives.

Yes, it is a nice little town to stop into while doing a road tour. It's got public washrooms, a host of restaurants, parks for the kids to play, walking paths and museums. A family can do a short stop, eat and stretch ones legs or dig a bit deeper, get lost in time and have a blast! 

One of the videos in the play lists provides a glimpse of the wild life in and around the town. Yes, I've seen deer in the middle of town eating under apple trees, during the middle of the day. Sadly, the video didn't capture the Ducks nor the Guinea fowl running wild around town.   

The town and municipality have put out a number of short videos in an attempt to encourage professionals to move to the area. Their efforts have had mixed results but the videos add value of what the community is as a neighborhood / place to live. Still to this day, the maritime fishing aspect is entrenched within the community.

As for the news, yes, the town and area have had its share over the years. The Raising of the Farley Mowat has been found and included; as well as, a number of other events.

With regard to the "Farley Mowat" it's an interesting story worth the Wiki read. The end of the Wiki....
>>As of 29 December 2016, Farley Mowat hulk remained docked in Shelburne, with over C$130,000 in docking fees owing.[26] In June 2017, the Canadian Coast Guard informed Shelburne city staff that the vessel would be removed in the following weeks to be broken up.[27] On 26 July 2017, the hulk was towed away by Atlantic Towing under contract from the Canadian Coast Guard to be broken up at Liverpool, Nova Scotia.[28]<<

Shelburne's Mcnutt's Island has some well done videos and truly a day trip for those who've are spending some time in the area. Trick is, getting passage to the island. If you're able to manage that first hurdle, be sure to have some solid hiking boots and gear for a day's walk from one end of the island to the other and back again. We first did this when our child was 12 years of age. The kid held up and enjoyed it.

The video's don't do justice nor do they depict your stay. For the most part, the summers are without rain, the sky is clear and it is warm. The town is not over crowded with tourists; however, if you arrive at the wrong time, the place is packed! Check ahead as to what's going on and plan your vacation in tune to what you want and what the local area is offering.


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