Donations to the museum can be made by contacting John Clarke, CD. Any pictures, stories or news paper clippings about Cape Breton Highlanders can be sent to cbh_association I am currently looking for photos and a brief history, or obituaries of Cape breton highlanders to add to the last post Web page.
Built in 1787, Cossit House is one of the oldest surviving houses in Sydney and possibly, one of the oldest buildings on Cape Breton Island. Named for its original owner, Reverend Ranna Cossit, the house depicts 18th-century life and serves as the cornerstone of the city’s North-end Heritage Conservation District.
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) developed the Greenlink Rotary Park Trail System in Sydney, Nova Scotia with the assistance of the community and government programs. The project involved upgrading and enhancing existing walking trails, installing signs
Old Sydney Society The Old Sydney Society was established in 1966 to preserve St. Patrick’s Church, but over the years it has assumed much broader objectives. We are incorporated under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia as a not-for-profit volunteer organization.
Open Hearth Park includes a multi-use sports field with synthetic turf, a commons area, an outdoor concert venue and a playground, a bike park and dog park, and a trail network with bridges connecting downtown Sydney with the communities of Whitney Pier, Ashby and the North End.
Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, he was the oldest son of John Bourinot. He was educated at Sydney before enrolling at Trinity College, Toronto, in 1854. Although he was a good student, he left the university two years later and worked as a parliamentary reporter for a Toronto newspaper.
St. Patrick’s Church Museum. St. Patrick’s Church Museum was originally built as a Roman Catholic Church in 1828. The church stands on the former site of a wooden edifice built for the pioneers in 1805. The congregation came from North Sydney, Sydney Mines, Bras d’Or, Low Point and Louisbourg.
Sydney Harbour Bridge is located in the heart of Sydney Harbour, opposite the Sydney Opera House, and can be reached by foot from anywhere in downtown Sydney. Pedestrian access to the bridge starts from Circular Quay in The Rocks or Milsons Point in North Sydney.
Cape Breton Island is home to the world's largest fiddle! Located at the Port of Sydney, the iconic fiddle and bow reach 60 feet in height. Also home of North America's only living Celtic culture, residents felt the fiddle was a strong symbol to represent the island.