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Lunenburg is one of the oldest towns in Canada. It celebrated it's 250 th. birthday
thie year. It still has many buildings which
date back to the late 1790's and early 1800's.|
In 1995 it was delcared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations.
We went to the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. Where we had hands on presentations about Lobsters, Scallops, fishing for lobsters, fishing for scallops, bottom fishing, and top fishing.
The presentations went from history to present day.
We toured various fishing boats and also viewed movies and videos.
It is an all day type of activity which we squeezed into three hours. We even saw pictures of a 1496 pound Tuna which was caught in 1979 in Auld's Cove, Nova Scotia. It is the present International Record for a tuna caught by rod and reel.
We also had a very interesting buggy ride where we learned Lunenburg history.