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Snapshots

  1. wind vane on church

    Snapshot Title: wind vane on church
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Lunenburg was made prosperous by the cod-fishing industry. At the top of this church is a codfish weather vane instead of the more traditional cross.



  2. gazebo

    Snapshot Title: gazebo
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    The open gazebo overlooking a green area at the centre of town hosts music events during the summer, and is one venue for groups in the annual Lunenburg Folk Festival in August which brings internatio...



  3. Scallop dragger

    Snapshot Title: Scallop dragger
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Lunenburg is home port to many scallop draggers who scour the sea floor off the coast collecting the delicious and expensive shellfish.



  4. Lunenburg "bump"

    Snapshot Title: Lunenburg "bump"
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A common heritage central feature of Lunenburg homes is known as the Lunenburg "bump". The dormer above forms a roof over the front door, providing a little protection from the weather. In rural are...



  5. Tall Ship

    Snapshot Title: Tall Ship
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Lunenburg is the home port for the Picton Castle tall ship. It is a floating school and students earn educational credits while also learning the ways of the sea and sailing.



  6. St. John's Anglican Church

    Snapshot Title: St. John's Anglican Church
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Parts of this wooden building date back to the town's founding, but a large portion of the building was burnt during a Halloween's night fire several years ago. With effort and funds from parishioner...



  7. schooner

    Snapshot Title: schooner
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    A traditional Grand Banks Schooner is docked at the Fisheries Museum, the complex of red wooden buildings shown immediately behind the boat.



  8. Lunenburg Academy

    Snapshot Title: Lunenburg Academy
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    At a high point above the town is the red-roofed Lunenburg Academy, a registered heritage landmark which has even appeared on a Canada Post stamp. It is still a functioning elementary school in a gra...



  9. boat

    Snapshot Title: boat
    Taken by: A Hoang

    Image: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada --- waterfront
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    nice reflection