Welcome to Summerville Nova Scotia
On the Banks of
The Beautiful Avon River
A Great Place to Live


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Today Summerville is a quiet community on the
banks of the Avon River but it has a very interesting past.
Founded  in 1784 by Captain John Grant, a United Empire Loyalists,
it was one of the major shipbuilding centers on the
Minas Shore and a important gypsum producer.
It had two very active wharfs which the remains of are still visible.
At it's height it was the major employer in the area.

Summerville and Area

A Wee Bit about us, John, Ann, Panda and Maggie
 
Visit our home in Summerville. View the inside as well as the grounds.
Take a tour around Summerville
 
 
Our 1873 Home
A Tour Around 
Summerville NS
 
Take a tour of the 19'th century homes in Summerville
Visit Sharon's garden and watch the changes as the season progresses
Flowers that Sharon has grown in the past
A Tour of the Old Houses
of Summerville NS
 The Garden
  Flowers
From the Windows
of our home on a 
Rainy Day
A Nova Scotia Snow Storm Hits Summerville
Visit my Scenery page showing pictures of Summerville and area from the air.
This page is a brief history of Summerville and includes many old pictures
View the SS Rontundus and many more old pictures of Summerville
A Nova Scotia Snow Storm
Hits Summerville
Let your imagination
run wild and fly these
Virtual Airports located 
along the south 
coast of the 
Minas Basin in Nova Scotia
A Brief History of 
Summerville
Includes many old 
pictures of the area
A Brief History of
Summerville
Includes many old 
pictures of the area
Visit the Quarry in Kempt Shore. One of Sally's favorite swimming spots.
Doris and the 
The Avon Emporium 
have retired
and there is a new Inn 
and Cookery 
in Summerville,
The Flying Apron
Summerville and District
Volunteer Fire Dept
Welcome to OurShore.ca 
the online home for
residents and businesses
on the Hants County
Shore
The Quarry Park
at Kempt Shore
One of Sally
and Buddy's favorite 
places

My favorite Dog pages

Visit Sally's page and see what goes on in a dogs life
Visit Sally first web page. She was a real cute puppy.
Buddy may look serious but he's really a lot of fun
For anyone that might be thinking of getting a dog this page is a must view
And you thought you knew why dogs didn't use computer. Click here and find the real  reasons.
Our Black Lab Sally
Sally is one of the smartest dogs I have ever seen. Visit here favorite places and 
watch her play.
It seems so long ago 
but Sally was a little puppy at one time.
And of Course Buddy
Buddy is no dummy either.
For anyone that
might be thinking of getting a dog this site
is a must.
You thought you knew why but check this site
and find the real reasons
Why Dogs Don't use Computers.

Something for Everyone

I just had a very pleasant experience which has shown me that there still are business out that that care for their customers and there are some that don't care at all.
Just about one year ago we bought a new water softener from a well know company in the Middle Sackville area. This company seemed to be the one that most people were using. A couple of weeks ago it stopped working. For a short time I thought i had it fixed but that was to be. I then tried to call the company that I bought it from. That too was not to be. I tried both phone numbers that were on the invoice that I had.
The phone just rang and rang. Finally after many tries I got recording that that just said "We are unable to take your call at this time. Leave a message". No company name or ID of any kind. That didn't sound good.
I went on line to Canada 411 and searched for that companies name and it came up with the same two phone numbers that I already had. I checked their web site and it was down. Now that really didn't sound good either.
On the right side bar of the Canada 411 page was a listing on similar companies.
I picked one and called it.
What a surprise I got. Someone answered the phone and was very pleasant. I explained my problem and asked what he might know about this other company. He said that he really didn't know much except that their van was in the driveway and it looked like it hadn't moved for some time.
Then I told him what was wrong with my softener. He told me that he could service it and
if there was any warranty work he could do that also since he bought his equipment from the same distributor. We arranged for his company to visit me today. The technician was at our door at 11 am. He left an hour and a half later. He was happy and I was very happy.
He charged a very fair price and even took the time to show me what to do if this problem should happen again.
Then I had him test the water to see if he thought I could use an iron filter. He explained that an iron filter would not get rid of the odor and the test showed that my iron count was 0. He could have quite easily sold me something that would not do what I needed.
I'm not used to this type of service and would recommend this company to anyone that need their water treatment equipment serviced.
They certainly are one of the good ones.

 

Over 15,000 Pictures of old cars
Hants County Cruisers Car Club Car Shows
A picture tour of the 64 remaining Covered Bridges of New Brunswick
Visit Nova Scotia's Covered Bridges of the past
John's Old Car and Truck Pictures
Hants County Cruisers 
Car Club Antique Car Shows
The Covered Bridges of
New Brunswick
The Covered Bridges
of Nova Scotia.
Take a Hiking tour to Cape Split Nova Scotia
A tribute to the Steam Locomotives of the CNR
Take a Hiking Tour to Cape Split Nova Scotia
A tribute to the Steam Locomotives of the CPR
A tribute to the Steam Locomotives of the CNR
A tribute to the Steam Locomotives of the CNR
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Julie's model covered bridge
Jerry Barnes' Garden Railway, The SCRR
The building trades class at Darlington HS in Darlington, Wisconsin built this covered bridge for a local business man
Julie and her father Gary built
a model bridge using
the plans on my Covered Bridge site for a school project.
The Old Railway Stations 
of Canada
Your Railway Pictures.com
A complete all Canadian Railway website
Historic Aircraft Pictures
The Morning Curlers at 
The Windsor Curling Club
Visit Lonnie Hedgepeth's
of Rocky Mount, North Carolina site. He has used the plans provided on my web page and is building a Covered Bridge for his Live Steam train
 
 
 
Lilies From the Valley
A Vast selection of Oriental and Asiatic previously cut commercially grown bulbs
ready for shipment anywhere
in Canada
Miss Janet's Art Work
 

Something for the Home Builder

Building our new back porch. This porch was built the same way they were 50 years ago. Click here to find out why.
The Pallet Fence  This fence was built using recycled pallets
Building our new back porch. This porch was built the same way they were 50 years ago. Click here to find out why.
The Pallet Shed
Building our new back porch
The Pallet Fence
This fence was built using recycled pallets
The porch project is finished View the project from the
first digging to completion
The Pallet Shed 
This shed was built using nothing but recycled products
The Pallet Wood Shed
 
The Pallet Woodshed
Rebuilding the
75 Year old Old Outhouse
Free plans to build
just about anything
 

A few Web Sites that may interest you

Yes you can get a Jeep stuck, Really stuck, if you just half try.
Sailing New Brunswick Canada from the Point du Chene Marina
See how New Brunswickers try to increase health care costs.
How to Get a Jeep Really Stuck
The Yard Limit's page 
on the Windsor & 
Hantsport Railway (WHRC)
Sailing New Brunswick
On the Good Ship
Windshift
Canoeing 
New Brunswick style
An Australian Garden that is worth looking at
 
Summerville Beach Retreat
Visit the Aussie Garden. 
An Australian Garden 
that is worth looking at.
One of the nicest garden 
pages on the web.
Quarterdeck Beachside Villas & Grill
 

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