Bras d'Or Lake


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Bras d'Or Lake

(brä dôr), arm of the Atlantic Ocean, c.360 sq mi (930 sq km), indenting deeply into Cape Breton Island, N.S., SE Canada, and occupying much of the interior. A narrow channel links it with the sea. The region was the scene of important experiments in the early history of aviation. In 1907, Alexander Graham Bell founded at Baddeck the Aerial Experiment Association, and on Feb. 23, 1909, J. A. D. McCurdy piloted his airplane, the Silver Dart, a distance of half a mile.
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49) Throughout the mid-to-late-19th century in Cape Breton, conflicts between natives and newcomers occasionally flared up around the Bras d'Or Lake and along the Margaree River system--"the Indians have been giving trouble to the new settlers"--as immigrants established farms and mills or sought access to spawning fish.
NSARM, RG 5, Series P, Volume 8a, Number 14b, "An account of the Indians living within the County of Richmond as taken on the 16th July 1841--at the Indian Chapel Bras d'or Lake being the Anniversary of St.
Johnston, Storied Shores, 23 and 135; NSARM, Land Petitions, Cape Breton Island, 1787-1843, Number 2157, "Kavanagh, Lawrence & Others for the Indians in Bras d'Or Lake," 1819.
Everybody was talking about their problems in their area with invasive species and I gave the Bras d'Or Lake situation to them.
Prices start from pounds 899 per person for 10 days and include a "fall scenery" tour in New England's White Mountains, a day tour to Boston, five-day tour of Nova Scotia including Lunenburg, Halifax, Cape Breton and Bras d'Or Lakes, return scheduled flights from Newcastle via Heathrow to Boston, and seven nights' hotel accommodation.
Hall makes his home in Halifax and on the Bras d'Or Lakes in Cape Breton.
For one, the first flight of a manned aircraft in the British Commonwealth occurred above the frozen surface of the Bras d'Or Lakes near the village of Baddeck in February 1909.
The Bras d'Or Lakes Sailing Experience will transport a small group of guests aboard the 67-foot staysail schooner Amoeba through Cape Breton's breathtaking Bras d'Or Lakes district.