|Welcome To Yarmouth!
A virtual walking tour of Yarmouth, these pages will allow you
to visit the homes and landmarks of Yarmouth`s past and present. Yarmouth
has many examples of different architectural styles, from the Queen Anne
to the Gothic Revival. If you ever visit Yarmouth, there are walking
and driving tours that you can make using the pages which follow with a
click of the button below.
A Brief History Of Yarmouth
Yarmouth has been visited by many peoples. The Norsemen sailed
here in 1007, and left a record on a runic stone found near the Yarmouth
Light. The Mi`kmaq inhabited the area long before Samuel de Champlain named
Cape Forchu in 1604. The first English-speaking settlers came from
Tourism, the fishery, and the service industry have maintained Yarmouth's economy. Two ferry boats cross the water from Maine to Yarmouth in the spring and summer months. A branch of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and an expansion of Yarmouth Hospital are planned. A modernization of the waterfront is ongoing.
To Begin your tour, click the button below. These pages are large, so take your time. Enjoy!
Research and Construction by Thomas White