A hub for logging and other industry of the day, it attracted a hearty collection of individuals who hoped to make their fortunes in this rugged land on the coast of the massive lake.
A few miles north of here is the community of Silver Bay, which was born as a mining town in the 1950s, yet has grown larger than its sister city to the south because of the massive influx of residents it initially attracted.
You can find waterfront real estate throughout the region, both in the form of year-round homes and seasonal lakeshore cabins.
Beaver Bay, less than a half hour further north, is the original settlement along Superior's North Shore, dating back to the 1850s.
It was only after finding her way to Hwy 215 over a decade ago that she rediscovered her family connection to the Hants Shore dating back over one hundred years, which may help to explain her undeniable attraction to the area.
The Philadelphia History Museum will host its annual Cocktails in the Courtyard benefit on Thursday, June 22.The 2017 theme is Summer Down the Shore, celebrating what many Philadelphians love about the summer months – vacationing to New Jersey's beaches.For the event, the museum will have vintage artifacts and memorabilia from the shore, dating back to the 1800s.On his travels he became interested in organic agriculture and in the late 1980s became the first organic inspector in Atlantic Canada.
Rupert has worked as an occasional instructor at Nova Scotia Agricultural College, conducted pasture research and extension work and later became Executive Director of REAP (Resource Efficient Agriculture Production) Canada, a Montreal-based NGO promoting biomass fuels and international development.
The evening's food & drink options will be coastal-themed cocktails by Philadelphia Distilling, a clam bake courtesy of 12th St.