Mersey River Lodge

Blair Beed

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ISBN: 9781771083621

Mersey River Lodge

A Window on History and Nature

  Author:   Blair Beed  
  Photographer :   David Burns, Farhad Vladi,  
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

The area defined by Nova Scotia’s Mersey River has been home to many: the Mi’kmaq, the English, the French, the Black Loyalists, even pirates and rum-runners. A location renowned for its natural splendour, in 1930 the Mersey River became home to anouther important resident: the Mersey Folk Lodge.

Originally intended as a respite for friends and family, and potential business partners, of Liverpool’s Bowater Mersey Paper Mill, the Mersey River Lodge has since become a tranquil retreat for both personal and professional excursions.

Written by Halifax historian Blair Beed, with breathtaking photographs by David Burns and Farhad Vladi, this beautiful keepsake celebrates the history of the Mersey River area, its industry, its people, and the lasting cultural legacy of the Mersey River Lodge.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771083621
Item NB1231
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onNovember 3 2015
Language eng
Pages 96
Format Hardcover
Dimensions8.5(in) x 10.5(in)
Shipping weight720(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
A graduate of Saint Mary’s University, Blair Beed’s tourism career has involved tour guiding, planning, and training. Active in heritage preservation and municipal politics, he has served as a consultant on various community projects. He was a member of the 75th Anniversary Explosion Commemorative Committee, and is the author of 1917 Halifax Explosion and American Response. He lives in Halifax.