is a town in western Nova Scotia which lies on the Annapolis
Basin of the Bay of Fundy. The town is famous for its scallop
fishing fleet. The area was settled in 1783 by the United
Empire Loyalists under the leadership of Sir Robert Digby.
The town became an important regional transportation center
in the 1890s with the arrival of the Dominion Atlantic Railway.
Trains connected with a serious of steamships such as the
City of Monticello and later the SS Princess Helene. The
tide in 8 hours pulls out over 30 feet depth of water, the
most any place in the world leaving the boats temporarily