Nova Scotia on Stamps
Halifax & Sable Island
Cape Breton Island
Cumberland & Colchester
Cumberland and Colchester Counties
© Canada Post Corporation, 1955. Reproduced with permission.
Sir Charles Tupper (1821 - 1915) - Physician,
Premier of Nova Scotia 1864 - 1867
Father of Confederation 1867
Prime Minister of Canada - May 1, 1896 - July 8, 1896
Born in Amherst, Tupper was the longest surviving Father of Confederation and shortest serving Prime Minister.
When he was elected to the first Federal Parliament in 1867, he was the only Nova Scotia MP in favour of Confederation.
Although he died in England, he is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Halifax.
© Canada Post Corporation, 2007. Reproduced with permission.
Anne Murray is one of Nova Scotia's most celebrated entertainers.
Canada's "Songbird", born and raised in
NS, has been singing since a child, but at age 21 she landed a job on "Singalong
Jubilee" and her career in music was launched. She is a
companion of the
Order of Canada, an inductee in the
Canadian Association of Broadcasters' Hall of Fame, has her own Star
at Hollywood and Vine, a star on
Canada's Walk of Fame on
King Street in Toronto, and she has been inducted into the
Country Music Hall of Fame Walkway of Stars.
© Canada Post Corporation, 1994. Reproduced with permission.
The Provincial Normal School, opened at Truro in 1878, has been recognized as a
excellent example of Second Empire architecture.
© Canada Post Corporation, 2005. Reproduced with permission.
Truro's Nova Scotia Agricultural College was established February 14, 1905 when the School of Agriculture (1885, Truro), The Provincial Normal School (1878, Truro), the Provincial Farm (1889, Bible Hill) and the School of Horticulture (1894, Wolfville) combined to form a new College of Agriculture.