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Comely LUNENBURG, 10km south of Mahone Bay village, perches on a narrow, bumpy peninsula, its central gridiron of streets clambering up from the main harbourfront flanked by brightly painted wooden houses. Dating from the late nineteenth century, the most flamboyant of these mansions display an arresting variety of architectural features varying from Gothic towers and classical pillars to elegant verandas, high gables and peaked windows, all embellished with intricate scrollwork. Amidst the virtuousity, a distinctive municipal style is noticeable in the so-called "Lunenburg Bump", where …
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Lunenburg is the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. Established in 1753, it has retained its original layout and overall ...