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The S.S. Atlantic Heritage Park is dedicated to the memory of those lost in the wreck as well as the heroic rescue efforts put forth by the local people. The S.S. Atlantic was the second ship of the White Star Line, the same company responsible for...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
180 Sandy Cove Rd, Terence Bay, Nova Scotia B3T 1Y5, Canada
We visited this site after going to Peggy’s Cove. A quaint museum with artifacts and info regarding the tragedy. If you stop you must take time to visit the cemetery and the gazebo. It’s very peaceful and beautiful. We walked all the way around to...More
If you are taking the scenic drive from Halifax to Peggy's Cove, you will drive right by the SS Atlantic Heritage Park. It is well worth stopping here. The small information center is full of artifacts. Please ask the person working in the information center...More
Definitely worth a visit. s.s. Atlantic was a passenger ship that ran aground in a terrible storm killing everyone except a small boy. The local fishermen and others in the village tried to rescue the passengers and crew. There is a small museum and cafe...More
The SS Atlantic Heritage Park gives you a chance to view the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean while learning the history of shipwreck of the SS Atlantic. Visitors can walk along the board walk, shop at the craft shop filled with items made from local...More
The museum is small with well laid out artifacts that you can read by yourself or have the guide assist you. There is also a craft shop within the museum with lovely crafts made by locals.......not from overseas.
This site is off the beaten and main costal drive but worth a look. It is down the terrace Bay road and home to a memorial for the ship wreck SS Atlantic. There is an interpretation centre there and a short walk along a path...More
While most people immediately think of Titanic as the White Star Line's major maritime tragedy, there was another major loss of life in 1873 when the White Star Line's S.S. Atlantic ran aground in a storm with 562 people (mostly women and children in an...More